Water is a unique and vital resource, for which there is no substitute. In Latin America and the Caribbean, major rivers, lakes, and aquifers are shared by two or more countries. The region is charac...
Published in: 2008
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The main problem in North America is the location of water resources relative to large population centers where the majority of the freshwater drains away from the bulk of the population. Climate var...
Published in: 2009
The 2009 Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment report, considered by many to be the most
authoritative appraisal of clean energy investment trends, is being released during one of the worst
The United Nations Environment Programme's flagship magazine for environmentally sustainable development.
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This publication highlights the link between rainwaterharvesting, ecosystems and human well being and drawsthe attention of readers to both the negative and positiveaspects of using this technology a...
The South Asian countries (Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Iran; Maldives;
Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka) are home to about one-fourth of the world's population,
but only contain about 4.5 per c...
This publication can be used by company in house experts and non-specialist managers as well as company suppliers in order to learn how to apply life cycle management practices throughout the value c...
The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games were widely acclaimed
as one of the most spectacular sporting events ever held,
not least as a result of the sumptuous and dazzling opening
ceremony and the high standa...
Report prepared for the Economics and Trade Branch, Division of Technology, Industry and
Economics, United Nations Environment Programme
The UNEP Year Book 2009 presents work
in progress on scientific understanding
of global environmental change, as well
as foresight about possible issues on the
horizon. The aim is to raise awareness ...
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