Climate Change Press Releases

Homegrown Experts to Tap into Africa's 20,000 MW Geothermal Energy Thanks to New Excellence Centre

With an estimated potential of 20,000 MW, geothermal energy could provide an answer to the continent's energy shortage.
13/08/2015 00:00:00

Experts & Policymakers Re-Imagine African Agriculture in Face of Climate Change

65% of Africa's Land Affected by Degradation; New Approach Essential
31/07/2015 00:00:00

New Lending and Investment Tool Sets Agricultural Supply Chain on Sustainable Path, Reducing Deforestation Threat

New research by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Natural Capital Declaration highlights the critical need to fundamentally strengthen how financial institutions view, address and manage deforestation and degradations risks.
29/07/2015 00:00:00

UN Report Warns Borneo's Orangutans Face Severe Threats from Land Cover and Climate Change

An estimated 55,000 Bornean orangutans remain in the wild, split into three distinct subspecies.
29/07/2015 00:00:00

Montreal Protocol Parties Move Closer to Managing Hydrofluorocarbons under Most-Successful Environmental Treaty

HFCs are used in the air conditioning, refrigeration, foam and aerosol sectors as replacements for many ozone-depleting substances (ODSs)
28/07/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Executive Director Applauds Potential of Addis Ababa Action Agenda to Speed Financing for Development

The Addis Ababa Action Agenda provides a foundation for implementing the global sustainable development agenda
16/07/2015 00:00:00

UNEP to Further Help Countries Build Resilience and Low Carbon Economies through Green Climate Fund Support

10/07/2015 00:00:00

Investing in Forestry Sector Can Reverse Estimated US$3.5 Billion Economic Drain of Deforestation, Alleviate Poverty in Tanzania

Loss of forest ecosystem services such as water regulation can have adverse impacts on the value added of other sectors such as agriculture, tourism and energy.
09/07/2015 00:00:00

Investment of $600 Million a Year Required to Maintain Indonesia's Forest Cover, Critical to National Economy and Local Livelihoods - UN Report

08/07/2015 00:00:00

Financial Experts Call for Better Alignment between the Financial System and World's Sustainable Development Needs Ahead of Climate Conference

New Rules for New Horizons: Reshaping Finance for Sustainability
03/07/2015 00:00:00

Azerbaijan Installs LED Street Lights in its Capital's Historical District

Icherisheher keeps the lights on and paves way for major emissions cut
30/06/2015 00:00:00

Western Indian Ocean's Pristine Ecosystems, Valued at US $25 Billion Annually, Under Threat

Growing Urbanization, Unsustainable Fishing and Resource Extraction among Main Pressures on Ecosystems
23/06/2015 00:00:00

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