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Forests to cover one quarter of China in country's bid to build "eco-civilization"
Forests to cover one quarter of China in country's bid to build "eco-civilization" 26/05/2016

UNEP reports shed light on how countries are using different tools to shift to low-carbon, resource-efficient economies that achieve sustainable development

New Report Shows World Heritage Icons at Risk from Climate Change
New Report Shows World Heritage Icons at Risk from Climate Change 26/05/2016

Impacts likely to rapidly and permanently change attributes that make World Heritage sites popular tourist destinations

As Air Pollution Levels Rise by 8%, Action on Renewables, Clean Cook Stoves Bring Hope of Tackling Public Health Emergency
As Air Pollution Levels Rise by 8%, Action on Renewables, Clean Cook Stoves Bring Hope of Tackling Public Health Emergency 24/05/2016

Progress, Policies on air quality still fall short of what is needed to save 7 million lives each year

Toxic Crops and Zoonotic Disease: UNEP Identifies the Emerging Environmental Issues of Our Time
Toxic Crops and Zoonotic Disease: UNEP Identifies the Emerging Environmental Issues of Our Time 20/05/2016

New report goes behind the headlines to examine some of the most worrying emerging environmental threats facing the world today, while offering ways to combat them

Sustainability Leaders Build On Climate Momentum
Sustainability Leaders Build On Climate Momentum 10/05/2016

United Nations Environment Assembly President Delivers Keynote Address at Climate Action 2016 Summit

Ahead of UN Environment Assembly UNEP Says Cost of Adapting to Climate Change Could Hit $500 Billion per year by 2050
Ahead of UN Environment Assembly UNEP Says Cost of Adapting to Climate Change Could Hit $500 Billion per year by 2050 10/05/2016

UNEP's Adaptation Finance Gap Report: Failure to cut emissions will dramatically increase the annual costs of adaptation, which could be up to five times higher by 2050 than previously thought.

Financing for Green Infrastructure Investment
Financing for Green Infrastructure Investment 09/05/2016

An event co-organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the United Nations Environment Programme Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UNEP Inquiry) and the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee

UNEP Executive Director, Kenyan Foreign Secretary Engage Students, Civil Society ahead of UN Environment Assembly
UNEP Executive Director, Kenyan Foreign Secretary Engage Students, Civil Society ahead of UN Environment Assembly 09/05/2016

Strathmore Business School's Green Building hosts a public lecture on "Green Pathways towards a Sustainable Future"

New Report Shows How India Can Scale up Sustainable Finance
New Report Shows How India Can Scale up Sustainable Finance 30/04/2016

The report profiles the actions that have been taken to advance environmental and social factors as a core part of India's banking, capital markets, investment and insurance sectors.

UNEP Executive Director Visits Iran for Interfaith Dialogue on the Environment and Culture
UNEP Executive Director Visits Iran for Interfaith Dialogue on the Environment and Culture 30/04/2016

The event brought together religious leaders and scholars from 24 countries and nine religious denominations for this interfaith dialogue.

UN Credits Used to Make Paris Agreement Signing Climate Neutral
UN Credits Used to Make Paris Agreement Signing Climate Neutral 21/04/2016

Everyone Can Go Climate Neutral Now

Ahead of UNEA-2: Paris Signing Marks Critical Next Step to Sustainable Future
Ahead of UNEA-2: Paris Signing Marks Critical Next Step to Sustainable Future 20/04/2016

Climate and Sustainability - A Shared Vision of Opportunity for Billions of People

UNEP Report Provides Roadmap for Solar Energy Exports from Ghana
UNEP Report Provides Roadmap for Solar Energy Exports from Ghana 20/04/2016

West African country to earn $38 million, create 3,000 jobs and save 40,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions with exports from a 100 MW of solar power plant

Gearing up for UNEA- 2, African Ministers Pledge Accelerated Action on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Illegal Trade in Wildlife
Gearing up for UNEA- 2, African Ministers Pledge Accelerated Action on Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Illegal Trade in Wildlife 19/04/2016

Decisions taken at African Ministerial Conference on the Environment set stage for brighter future for continent