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New UN Report Details Link between Climate Change and Human Rights
New UN Report Details Link between Climate Change and Human Rights 10/12/2015

Released on Human Rights Day, ahead of the finalization of a new climate agreement, Climate Change and Human Rights provides a comprehensive study of the links between human rights law and climate change.

Climate Bonds and UNEP Inquiry Launch Green Bond Policy Report 'Scaling Green Bond Markets - Guide for the Public Sector'
Climate Bonds and UNEP Inquiry Launch Green Bond Policy Report 'Scaling Green Bond Markets - Guide for the Public Sector' 09/12/2015

"The potential opportunity of the green bond market has caught policy makers' attention." - Nick Robins, Co-Director of the UNEP Inquiry

UNEP Signs MOU with ICLEI
UNEP Signs MOU with ICLEI 08/12/2015

The future of what happens in our societies will be largely determined by what happens in the cities of our world.

Urgent Call for Zero-emission Vehicles as Part of Global Climate Change Mitigation Strategy
Urgent Call for Zero-emission Vehicles as Part of Global Climate Change Mitigation Strategy 08/12/2015

Zero emissions vehicles need to be seen as part of a wider move towards a cleaner transport sector that includes better city planning, public transport and non-motorized transport.

Norway and UNEP sign $10 Million Programme Cooperation Agreement
Norway and UNEP sign $10 Million Programme Cooperation Agreement 07/12/2015

On the margins of COP21, Mr. Steiner met with Børge Brende at the Norwegian Embassy in Paris to sign the agreement and discuss the process of negotiations at the climate conference.

Actions on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries Could Reduce Emissions by 1.7 Gt/year by 2020
Actions on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Developing Countries Could Reduce Emissions by 1.7 Gt/year by 2020 07/12/2015

First Report of 1 Gigaton Coalition Finds Potential for Further Reductions

Commitments Made to Reduce Black Carbon, Methane and Hydrofluorocarbons
Commitments Made to Reduce Black Carbon, Methane and Hydrofluorocarbons 05/12/2015

Cutting Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Critical to Success of Global Climate Response

UNEP Releases Full Version of Emissions Gap Report
UNEP Releases Full Version of Emissions Gap Report 04/12/2015

The full Emissions Gap Report can be downloaded from UNEP Live.

Significant Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Across UN - New Report
Significant Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Across UN - New Report 04/12/2015

The report details the emissions from 65 United Nations organizations, covering over 250,000 personnel around the world.

Children Will Bear the Brunt of Climate Change: UNICEF
Children Will Bear the Brunt of Climate Change: UNICEF 04/12/2015

More than half a billion children live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence, 160 million live in high drought severity areas

'Whole System' Approach Needed to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Experts Say at Climate Meeting
'Whole System' Approach Needed to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Experts Say at Climate Meeting 30/11/2015

Appropriate Management of Natural Resources at Centre of Solutions to Climate Change, Says International Resource Panel

"The Eyes of the World are on Paris"
"The Eyes of the World are on Paris" 30/11/2015

COP21 Opening Ceremony

Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition Overseeing Decarbonization of $230bn Assets under Management, Far above Target
Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition Overseeing Decarbonization of $230bn Assets under Management, Far above Target 27/11/2015

UK, Dutch and French Investment Firms Join Coalition Ahead of COP21, with More to Follow

Low Carbon Transport Transition Can Shave 13 Billion Tonnes off India's CO2 Emissions by 2050
Low Carbon Transport Transition Can Shave 13 Billion Tonnes off India's CO2 Emissions by 2050 27/11/2015

The Promoting Low Carbon Transport in India project concluded today with a workshop held as part of the 8th Urban Mobility India conference in New Delhi.

Pope Francis Calls for Strong Climate Agreement during Visit to UN Environment Programme Headquarters
Pope Francis Calls for Strong Climate Agreement during Visit to UN Environment Programme Headquarters 26/11/2015

Transforming Current Development Models "Political and Economic Obligation", Says Pontiff