New Initiatives Assessed for Fast and Scaled-up Action on Black Carbon, Methane, and HFCs
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomes publication of Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN
Calls for Green Economy to Address Structural Vulnerabilities in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
As countries struggle with the immediate challenges of stretched public finances and high unemployment, they must not neglect the longer term. Action needs to be taken now to prevent irreversible damage to the environment.
The Green Economy: Does it include you?
13- to 30-Year-Olds Sought To Address World Leaders On Sustainability
A UN report estimates that 92 per cent of the global population will have access to improved drinking water by 2015. But progress towards the Millennium Development Goal sanitation target still lags behind.
As part of a UNEP-supported project, metalsmiths, engineers and environmental experts are working with local villagers to design and test prototypes for cleaner cookstoves.
The world's environment ministers ended their annual meeting by committing to make the upcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 a success.