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Sustainable Consumption and Production
for Poverty Alleviation

This paper explores the type and quality of linkages between the objective of achieving sustainable consumption and production (SCP) patterns, and those of poverty alleviation and sustainable develop...

Published in: 2012

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The Fifth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5)

In 1995, in support of UNEPs unique mandate within the UN system to keep under review the world environmental situation, (GA resolution 2997 of December 1972), the UNEP Governing Council requested a ...

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Our Planet: 40 Years of WED

The United Nations Environment Programme's flagship magazine for environmentally sustainable development.

Published in: 2012

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Global Outlook on
Sustainable
Consumption and
Production Policies: Taking action together

The Global Outlook on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Policies, developed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) with the financial support of the European Commission, provid...

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Our Planet: Rio+20

The United Nations Environment Programme's flagship magazine for environmentally sustainable development.

Published in: 2012

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UNEP 2011 Annual Report

2011 proved a landmark year in which many of the transformational reforms, launched in 2008, really began to bear fruit in terms of a transition to a results-based, more effective and more responsive...

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UNEP Year Book 2012:Emerging Issues in our Global Environment

The UNEP Year Book 2012 shows that we have been experiencing an exceptional level of ecological extremes. However, scientists and policy makers have been making headway on addressing some of the most...

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Green Economy in a Blue World Synthesis Report

This report highlights ways to reduce the environmental impact and improve the environmental, economic and social sustainability of traditional and emerging ocean-oriented economies. The chapters tha...

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Livelihood Security: Climate change, conflict and migration in the Sahel

The Sahelian countries (CILSS) are among the poorest countries in the world with the most degraded environments. They are also among the countries that are the most vulnerable to the estimated effect...

Published in: 2011

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Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2011

Global investment in renewable energy jumped 32% in 2010, to a record $211 billion. n addition to this eye-catching record, the investment activity in developing countries increased strongly. It is t...

Published in: 2011

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