Resource Efficiency Press Releases

First International Forum on Sustainable Lifestyles Seeks to Accelerate Transition to Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns

The forum also looks to find ways around barriers to change by sharing knowledge and experiences, and showcasing initiatives across many areas.
25-2-2015 00:00:00

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
4-2-2015 00:00:00

Applications for the 2015 SEED Awards Now Open

The 2015 Awards will focus on start-up enterprises working at the grassroots level
2-2-2015 00:00:00

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
16-12-2014 00:00:00

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.
10-12-2014 00:00:00

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
11-11-2014 00:00:00

Rethinking How We Live, How We Buy and What We Consume

New Programme Aims to Balance Equitable Lifestyles with Environmental Well-being
11-11-2014 00:00:00

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
10-11-2014 00:00:00

Coalition of 96 Partners Steps Up Ambition for Climate Action

CCAC approves five major action plans to present at the UN Secretary-General's Summit, funds a new urban health initiative, and extends its mandate by five years, to 2022
23-9-2014 00:00:00

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
23-9-2014 00:00:00

Bank of America Announces $10 Billion Catalytic Finance Initiative to Accelerate Clean Energy Investments that Reduce Carbon Emissions

CEO Brian Moynihan Speaks At United Nations Climate Summit
23-9-2014 00:00:00

No 'Plan B' for Climate Action, SG Says

The People's Climate March is campaigning, amongst other issues for curbs on harmful carbon emissions which contribute to global warming.
22-9-2014 00:00:00

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