Press Releases

Governments, International Organisations, and NGOs Move to Protect Lives and the Climate from Dangerous Air Pollution.

If we manage to reduce short lived climate pollution, we not only save millions of lives but also reduce global warming by as much as 0.6 degrees by 2050
25/05/2015 00:00:00

Alleviating Energy Poverty in Haiti

"We had to teach people in the communities what a cooperative in the electricity sector was all about." Rithot Thilus, General Manager of CEAC

25/05/2015 00:00:00

On Climate Finance Day: New UN Report Lays Out Financial Reforms Needed to Harness Multi-Trillion Investments towards Insulating Countries, Communities from Climate Shocks and Build Market Resilience

'The Coming Financial Climate' report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) identifies measures that cover risk, capital mobilization, transparency and a shift in the financial culture to make climate security an integral part of a sustainable financial system.
22/05/2015 00:00:00

New Report Outlines Strategies to Increase Funding for Black Carbon Reduction

Rapid implementation of measures to reduce black carbon in a range of sectors would deliver multiple benefits and near term results in health, climate and other areas
21/05/2015 00:00:00

Crime Fighters Recognized for Tackling Illegal Trade in Wildlife, Chemicals and Waste

Environment crime undermines sustainable development. It is not only a threat to species, to habitats and to ecosystems, but also to human health, livelihoods and national economies
21/05/2015 00:00:00

Doing 'More and Better with Less' in Ghana's Cocoa Industry

Political stability, good governance and increasing export revenues have turned Ghana into one of the largest and fastest-growing economies in sub-Saharan Africa, and the cocoa industry has played a key role in this process.
21/05/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Annual Report 2014 Highlights Many Environmental Successes

Global Cooperation Reversed Ozone Depletion, Renewables Reached New Heights and First UNEA Advanced Environmental Agenda
20/05/2015 00:00:00

Korea Pledges Additional US$800,000 for Partnership for Action on Green Economy

20/05/2015 00:00:00

Inaugural Environment Ministers Forum Calls for Enhanced Action for a Resilient, Resource Efficient Asia Pacific

Ministers optimistic on moving Asia Pacific countries towards inclusive green economies
20/05/2015 00:00:00

Asia-Pacific Environment Ministers Seek Solutions to Region's Sustainable Development Challenges

Ministers will look at ways to close development gaps, reduce poverty and improve well-being of people in the region.
19/05/2015 00:00:00

Efficient Resource Use Key to New Industrial Revolution in Asia Pacific, report says

High Potential for Low-Carbon and Resource-Efficient Growth
19/05/2015 00:00:00

Countries Move Forward on Important Issues for Sustainable Management of Chemicals and Waste

Key decisions adopted at the meeting include the listing of four new chemicals under the Stockholm and Rotterdam Conventions.
18/05/2015 00:00:00

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