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Commonwealth leaders agree to $10 billion climate funding for vulnerable countries
Commonwealth leaders agree to $10 billion climate funding for vulnerable countries 01/12/2009

Commonwealth leaders have stressed their 'conviction that urgent and substantial action to reduce global emissions is needed' after a meeting in Trinidad and Tobago.

Students plant thousands of trees across Kenya as part of UNEP initiative
Students plant thousands of trees across Kenya as part of UNEP initiative 30/11/2009

Hundreds of Kenyan youth, from schoolchildren to university students, have planted almost 70,000 trees in the last month as part of a tree planting drive spearheaded by UNEP's Tunza youth programme.

Hard Rain Film Released on Eve of Key UN Climate Talks
Hard Rain Film Released on Eve of Key UN Climate Talks 26/11/2009

Bob Dylan's powerful, prophetic song, A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall, is set to become the unofficial soundtrack to the Copenhagen climate talks

Getting to Copenhagen by Rail and on Foot - On Track for UN Climate Talks
Getting to Copenhagen by Rail and on Foot - On Track for UN Climate Talks 24/11/2009

There may be less than two weeks to go until the UN Climate conference in Copenhagen, but intrepid explorers, adventurers and rail enthusiasts have set off early using a variety of low carbon ways to reach their final destination.

Angelique Kidjo sings out for a fair and ambitious climate deal in Copenhagen
Angelique Kidjo sings out for a fair and ambitious climate deal in Copenhagen 20/11/2009

Angelique Kidjo has lent her voice to the chorus of campaigners asking for a climate deal in Copenhagen.

Increase in Climate-linked Disasters Intensifies Demands on the Humanitarian Community
Increase in Climate-linked Disasters Intensifies Demands on the Humanitarian Community 19/11/2009

Climate change is putting increasing demands on the humanitarian community, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said on Wednesday

PUMA joins Climate Neutral Network of the United Nations Environment Programme
PUMA joins Climate Neutral Network of the United Nations Environment Programme 18/11/2009

Sportlifestyle brand PUMA will become the first major sportswear company to join UNEP's Climate Neutral Network.

UN Carbon Markets Powering Green Energy Growth in Africa
UN Carbon Markets Powering Green Energy Growth in Africa 17/11/2009

A rising number of green energy and climate friendly projects are up and running or being planned across Africa new figures show.

Friday 13th! Seal the Deal!: Let's Make Our Own Climate Luck
Friday 13th! Seal the Deal!: Let's Make Our Own Climate Luck 13/11/2009

Seal the Deal launches its new social networking tool – the Seal the Deal "Stamp your Avatar" service ahead of the crucial UN climate change talks in Copenhagen this December.

Maldives and Other Climate-Vulnerable Countries Call for Action Ahead of Copenhagen Summit
Maldives and Other Climate-Vulnerable Countries Call for Action Ahead of Copenhagen Summit 13/11/2009

Some of the most climate-vulnerable countries in the world called for help this week at a meeting organized by the Maldives, a member of the Climate Neutral Network.

TEEB report released on the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for National and International Policymakers
TEEB report released on the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for National and International Policymakers 13/11/2009

Policy-makers who factor the planet's multi-trillion dollar ecosystem services into their national and international investment strategies are likely to see far higher rates of return and stronger economic growth in the 21st century, a new report issued today says.

UNEP and Sweden Host Conference on Climate Impact on Kenya
UNEP and Sweden Host Conference on Climate Impact on Kenya 11/11/2009

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga were among those who gathered today in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss the impact of climate change in the country and on the African continent.

Further Climate Action Under Ozone Layer Treaty Must Wait
Further Climate Action Under Ozone Layer Treaty Must Wait 10/11/2009

Nations could not in the end reach consensus on the high profile issue of whether a group of gases, currently controlled under the international climate agreement, might be better controlled and phased-down under the ozone treaty.

UNEP Hosts Global Environmental Law and Policy Training
UNEP Hosts Global Environmental Law and Policy Training 10/11/2009

Government officials from 60 countries have met in Nairobi to talk about environmental law and how it can enable a transition to a green economy.

UNFCCC Executive Secretary: Governments Can and must Deliver Strong Copenhagen Deal
UNFCCC Executive Secretary: Governments Can and must Deliver Strong Copenhagen Deal 06/11/2009

Speaking at a press conference in Barcelona, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Yvo de Boer reiterated that Copenhagen must result in a strong international climate change deal.

Environmentalists  and Business Leaders Take the Climate Express to Copenhagen
Environmentalists and Business Leaders Take the Climate Express to Copenhagen 05/11/2009

More than 400 climate change negotiators, business leaders and environmental activists will travel together on board the Climate Express train to Copenhagen in a call for world leaders to agree a fair, ambitious and binding deal to address climate change when they meet at the UN climate summit in Denmark.

Inter-faith initiative Pushes to Mobilize Billions in fight against climate change
Inter-faith initiative Pushes to Mobilize Billions in fight against climate change 03/11/2009

Nearly one month before the climate talks in Copenhagen begin, a crucial event to reach out to the eighty-five per cent of humanity who follow a religion has kicked off in London's Windsor Castle.

Upgrading Ozone Layer Treaty to Assist in Combating Climate Change Key Issue at International Meeting in Egypt
Upgrading Ozone Layer Treaty to Assist in Combating Climate Change Key Issue at International Meeting in Egypt 02/11/2009

Accelerating the contribution of a treaty to protect the ozone layer towards meeting the climate change challenge will take place at the 21st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol in the Red Sea resort of Port Ghalib, Egypt, from 4-8 November.

UN-REDD Programme welcomes five new countries
UN-REDD Programme welcomes five new countries 02/11/2009

Argentina, Cambodia, Ecuador, Nepal and Sri Lanka join the UN-REDD Programme

All aboard the UN Kyoto-Copenhagen express for climate change
All aboard the UN Kyoto-Copenhagen express for climate change 29/10/2009

Launched by UNEP, the International Union of Railways (UIC) and the global conservation organization WWF, the Train to Copenhagen will roll across the globe through the vast wilds of Russian Siberia and into Europe as part of the UN Seal the Deal! campaign.

Sochi Olympics, 2010 FIFA World Cup & Norwegian Sport Events Rally Behind the Climate Neutral Call
Sochi Olympics, 2010 FIFA World Cup & Norwegian Sport Events Rally Behind the Climate Neutral Call 11/02/2009

The 2014 Sochi Olympics, the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Rally Norway and the Norwegian Golf Federation have joined UNEP's Climate Neutral Network.