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Indian Premier League Goes Green
Indian Premier League Goes Green 11/03/2010

Tipped to become the single largest environmental awareness campaign in the Indian subcontinent, Batting for the Environment is a partnership between the IPL and UNEP.

Africa source of growth, focus of interest for international emissions offset market
Africa source of growth, focus of interest for international emissions offset market 05/03/2010

Five hundred were expected but more than 1,000 private and public sector participants from Africa and elsewhere turned out for the second Africa Carbon Forum, all hoping to tap the potential of greenhouse gas emission offset projects on the continent.

Projects Selected for New Facility to Boost African Carbon Market
Projects Selected for New Facility to Boost African Carbon Market 03/03/2010

Johannesburg, March 3, 2010 - Project developers, bankers and others setting up carbon projects as part of the fight against climate change have a new place to go for help. ACAD, the first facility dedicated to boosting the African carbon market, has launched by awarding several new grants.

World Environment Ministers Signal Resolve to Realize Sustainable Development
World Environment Ministers Signal Resolve to Realize Sustainable Development 26/02/2010

In the first landmark Declaration issued by ministers of the environment in a decade, governments pledged to step up the global response to the major environmental and sustainability challenges of this generation.

Moving Mountains for Sport and Development
Moving Mountains for Sport and Development 26/02/2010

During a milestone year for sport events, 35 climbers from around the world are about to tackle Mount Kilimanjaro to highlight the key role of sport in fostering peace and development.

UNEP and Government of Indonesia Emphasize Role of Blue Carbon in Combating Climate Change
UNEP and Government of Indonesia Emphasize Role of Blue Carbon in Combating Climate Change 25/02/2010

Indonesia's Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner launched a joint statement on Blue Carbon at the UNEP Governing Council in Nusa Dua Bali.

New "Low Carbon World website" to Accelerate Transition to Green Economy
New "Low Carbon World website" to Accelerate Transition to Green Economy 25/02/2010

The internet is successfully facilitating a transition from traditional so called "brown" business models to new green growth strategies.

Executive Director Achim Steiner's Policy Statement to the GC meeting in Bali
Executive Director Achim Steiner's Policy Statement to the GC meeting in Bali 24/02/2010

As the Special Session of the UNEP Governing Council kicks off in Bali, Executive Director Achim Steiner's policy statement outlines what the UNEP Secretariat has achieved.

More Ambition Needed if Greenhouse Gases are to Peak in Time,  Says New UNEP Report
More Ambition Needed if Greenhouse Gases are to Peak in Time, Says New UNEP Report 23/02/2010

Countries will have to be far more ambitious in cutting greenhouse gas emissions if the world is to effectively curb a rise in global temperature at 2 degrees C or less.

Changing lives through sustainability
Changing lives through sustainability 23/02/2010

Two projects bringing green stoves and clean lighting to remote communities in Latin America, East Africa and India are the laureates of the 2009-10 UNEP Sasakawa Prize

The 2010 Commonwealth Games Go Green
The 2010 Commonwealth Games Go Green 17/02/2010

Ecological codes to underpin environmental improvements for Delhi-based events

No Time to Put Climate Science on Ice
No Time to Put Climate Science on Ice 05/02/2010

The science of climate change has been on the defensive in recent weeks, owing to an error that dramatically overstated the rate at which the Himalayan glaciers could disappear.

UNFCCC receives list of government climate pledges
UNFCCC receives list of government climate pledges 02/02/2010

Following the conclusion of the climate change talks in Copenhagen, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has received submissions of national pledges to cut and limit greenhouse gases by 2020 from 55 countries.

Policy Leaders Consider Solutions for Biodiversity at Davos Meeting
Policy Leaders Consider Solutions for Biodiversity at Davos Meeting 29/01/2010

The environment was a prominent theme at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, one month after the UN climate conference in Copenhagen demonstrated that global leadership is essential to reverse global warming.

Indian Premier League to partner with UNEP for a unique green initiative
Indian Premier League to partner with UNEP for a unique green initiative 22/01/2010

The Indian Premier League (IPL) today committed to a strong vision of green growth by launching a partnership with UNEP.

Understanding Glacier Melt : UNEP and WGMS report highlights global trends on glaciers and ice caps
Understanding Glacier Melt : UNEP and WGMS report highlights global trends on glaciers and ice caps 21/01/2010

The last assessment on glacier melt by UNEP and the World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) shows that the average annual melting rate of glaciers doubled after the turn of the millennium.

Tree planting in Kenya's Mau Complex signals new beginnings for a critical ecosystem
Tree planting in Kenya's Mau Complex signals new beginnings for a critical ecosystem 15/01/2010

Kenya took a step to restore its diminishing water towers and address rapid environmental degradation when it launched a tree planting drive in the Kiptunga area of the Mau Forest Complex on Friday.

Investors Representing $13 Trillion Call on U.S. and Other Countries to Move Quickly to Adopt Strong Climate Change Policies
Investors Representing $13 Trillion Call on U.S. and Other Countries to Move Quickly to Adopt Strong Climate Change Policies 15/01/2010

Private-sector investors will likely be responsible for financing more than 85 percent of the global transition to a low-carbon economy.

Boosting Biodiversity Can Boost Global Economy
Boosting Biodiversity Can Boost Global Economy 11/01/2010

A new and more intelligent pact between humanity and the Earth's economically-important life-support systems is urgently needed in 2010, the head of the UNEP said today.

Puma and UNEP Announce Strategic Partnership to Support the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity
Puma and UNEP Announce Strategic Partnership to Support the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity 06/01/2010

PUMA and UNEP were joined today by the Indomitable Lions - Cameroon's national football team to announce a strategic partnership to support biodiversity worldwide and specific initiatives in Africa.