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Leading Scientists and Policymakers Gather to Chart Path for Energy Efficient Future
Targeted energy efficiency measures have the potential to reduce global energy related emissions by 1.5 Gt in 2020 and generate US$ 250-325 billion worth of savings per year

Applications for the 2015 SEED Awards Now Open
The 2015 Awards will focus on start-up enterprises working at the grassroots level

Students from France, Mexico and United Kingdom Recognized for Taking up Fight against Food Waste
Research shows that at least one-third, or 1.3 billion tonnes, of food produced each year is lost or wasted - an amount corresponding to over 1.4 billion hectares of cropland

UNEP-Coordinated Coalition Aims to Support Climate Change Fight through Measuring Emission Reductions from Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Projects
Global Shift to Energy Efficiency and Renewables Could Save Gigatons of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Each Year.

Rethinking How We Live, How We Buy and What We Consume
New Programme Aims to Balance Equitable Lifestyles with Environmental Well-being

Global Efficient Lighting Forum Convened to Address Accelerated Transition to  Advanced Lighting Technologies
Switch to Efficient Lighting Worldwide Would Result in Savings of US$120 Billion Annually

Governments Commit to Step up Action for Migratory Animals at UN Wildlife Conference
Polar Bear, Cuvier's Beaked Whale, Hammerhead Shark and Reef Manta Ray among Migratory Species Benefiting from Greater International Protection

New Global Alliance for Energy-Efficient Appliances and Equipment Launched
Latin American and Caribbean Countries Could Save Over 10 per cent in Electricity Consumption Worldwide Transition to Energy-Efficient Products Would Save US$350 Billion Annually