Africa has perhaps the most to lose from climate change and the most to gain from an effective climate change agreement.
Achim Steiner shares the reasons for optimism with the Atlantic Council.
World Environment Day 2015 to Take Centre Stage at Milan Expo.
Mr. Harris has led and plays a central role in UNEP's contribution to the Post 2015 development agenda process and important inter-agency coordination mechanisms.
Ahead of the Paris Conference on Climate Change
The report stresses the urgent need to change the way we use and manage this water resources.
Report on "Greening China's Financial System" coming in April
Targeting young people between the ages of 9 and 14, the competition aims to raise awareness on energy consumption and energy savings.
Egyptian President Receives UNEP Executive Director and African Ministers in Cairo
Climate adaptation costs for Africa could soar to reach US $50 billion annually by mid-century.
The Atlas contains detailed mapping of how strategic interventions and innovations are improving the food security and livelihoods of mountain communities in different parts of Africa.
A flagship of South-South Cooperation, the UNEP-China-Africa Cooperation Programme completed its second phase with a report launched during the 15th session of African Ministerial Conference on the Environment.
The role of women in sustainable natural resource management and the fight against wildlife crime are the major themes of this year's event.
Mr. Steiner applauded the leadership of the Philippines within the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the innovation it has demonstrated at the national level
Efforts to reduce emissions continued, as evidenced by case studies on the Greening the Blue website
President Benigno Aquino III and President Hollande will sign the Manila Call to Action on Climate Change to encourage global support for the climate agreement set to be finalized in Paris later this year.
Nations concluded the Geneva Climate Change Talks by successfully preparing the formal negotiating text for the 2015 agreement.
The 2015 Awards will focus on start-up enterprises working at the grassroots level