Adaptation
Building resilience
to climate change
 
Mitigation
Moving towards
low carbon societies
 
REDD+
Reducing Emissions
from Deforestation
and forest Degradation
Finance
New finance models
for the green economy
 
 
 

News

Subscribe to UNEP's news feed
Top Music Stars Lend Their Voices to Rio+20 Album
Top Music Stars Lend Their Voices to Rio+20 Album 11/06/2012

Nairobi, 11 June 2012 - With just over one week before world governments meet in Brazil for the Rio+20 summit, some of the biggest names in music have been united on a new album, which puts the message of sustainability into song.

World Remains on Unsustainable Track Despite Hundreds of Internationally  Agreed Goals and Objectives
World Remains on Unsustainable Track Despite Hundreds of Internationally Agreed Goals and Objectives 06/06/2012

Ambitious Set of Sustainability Targets Can be Met, But Only with Renewed Commitment and Rapid Scaling-Up of Successful Policies

Growth of UNEP Seed Funding Initiative Signals Confidence in Africa's Green Economy
Growth of UNEP Seed Funding Initiative Signals Confidence in Africa's Green Economy 04/06/2012

ACAD Facility on track to catalyze dozens of prototype projects

Mongolian President among Six Champions of the Earth Named in 2012 UNEP Awards
Mongolian President among Six Champions of the Earth Named in 2012 UNEP Awards 04/06/2012

Brazilian Banker, UAE Entrepreneur, and Maasai Warrior Also Recognized for Environmental Achievements

UN to Announce Winners of Champions of the Earth Environment Awards
UN to Announce Winners of Champions of the Earth Environment Awards 31/05/2012

The winners of the Champions of the Earth Awards, organized by the United Nations Environment Programme, will be unveiled on 4 June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro.

Countdown Begins to World Environment Day 2012
Countdown Begins to World Environment Day 2012 30/05/2012

Preparations Underway in Host Country Brazil

UN Launches Interactive Website to Support South-South Co-Operation
UN Launches Interactive Website to Support South-South Co-Operation 23/05/2012

User-Generated Content to Improve Information-Sharing on Sustainable Development

All G8 Countries Back Action on Black Carbon, Methane and Other Short Lived Climate Pollutants
All G8 Countries Back Action on Black Carbon, Methane and Other Short Lived Climate Pollutants 22/05/2012

Germany, Italy, France, Russia and the United Kingdom Agree to Join the Climate and Clean Air Coalition

Research4Life Greatly Expands Peer Reviewed Research Available to Developing World
Research4Life Greatly Expands Peer Reviewed Research Available to Developing World 21/05/2012

Over 7,000 Elsevier books now accessible through HINARI, AGORA, OARE, and ARDI

UNEP Flags off Electric Car on African Odyssey
UNEP Flags off Electric Car on African Odyssey 10/05/2012

Journey to Highlight Reliability and Energy Efficiency of Electric Vehicles Under Extreme Conditions

Sustainable Water Management Brings Economic, Social & Environmental Benefits
Sustainable Water Management Brings Economic, Social & Environmental Benefits 04/05/2012

Pre-publication results: UN Survey of 130 Countries Provides In-Depth Status Report on Global Efforts to Improve Water Management

New Agricultural Biodiversity Project to Improve Nutrition and Food Security Worldwide
New Agricultural Biodiversity Project to Improve Nutrition and Food Security Worldwide 27/04/2012

Undervalued Yet Nutritious Traditional Foods Can Make the Difference

New Climate and Clean Air Coalition Expands to 13 Members
New Climate and Clean Air Coalition Expands to 13 Members 24/04/2012

New Initiatives Assessed for Fast and Scaled-up Action on Black Carbon, Methane, and HFCs