UN International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples Marked Today
Mr. Thiaw succeeds Amina Mohamed of Kenya as Assistant Secretary-General and UNEP Deputy Executive Director.
Entries Sought for Next Competition under Theme of Food Waste
UNEP-Supported PlanetSolar Investigated Ocean Eddies on journey from Boston
2001-2010 was the warmest since the start of modern measurements in 1850 and continued an extended period of accelerating global warming
West Africa has become the latest region to drive efforts to promote energy efficient lighting
This new report looks at the likely impacts of present day, 2°C and 4°C warming on agricultural production, water resources, coastal ecosystems and cities across Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and South East Asia.
This report details the UN's greenhouse gas emissions in 2011 and some of the activities undertaken in 2012 to reduce them
Adapting to Changing Environment and Seizing Green Economy Opportunities will Give Companies Competitive Advantage
Teams of high school students from across the world have been rewarded for their efforts to tackle environmental challenges in their communities.
Pugh Set to Embark on Three-Year Circumnavigation of Globe
Top sustainable land management prize totaling USD 100,000 goes to development organizations in India, Mexico and Australia
Ugochi Anyaka, winner of the 2nd UNEP Young Environmental Journalist Award, is currently completing a "green itinerary" of the US, interacting with leading environmental reporters, researchers and campaigners.
Installed capacity continues to grow as solar prices drop 30-40%, new wind installations surge
China and US Announcement to Phase-Down HFCs Can Form Part of Wider Action in Run-Up to 2015
The Planet Solar mission will allow researchers from the University of Geneva to take advantage of the exclusive features of the largest solar boat in the world to conduct a unique campaign of physical and biological measurements along the Gulf Stream.
More than half of the food lost and wasted in Europe, the United States, Canada, and Australia occurs at the consumption stage.