Climate Change Press Releases

Countries agree to curb powerful greenhouse gases in largest climate breakthrough since Paris

- Reducing emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the Kigali Amendment can prevent up to 0.5°C of global warming, while continuing to protect the ozone layer
- HFCs consumption to be reduced in 2019 in developed countries and frozen in 2024 and 2028 in developing countries

15/10/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment Announces Co-chairs for Sixth Edition of Landmark State of World Environment Report (GEO-6)

New GEO-6 website provides access to vital information and data
12/10/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment Chief welcomes EU vote to ratify Paris Agreement

04/10/2016 00:00:00

Actions to Green the Financial System Have Doubled - But Further Transformation Still Needed

30/09/2016 00:00:00

UN Secretary General's climate resilience initiative set to mobilize and accelerate climate action for sustainable development

24/09/2016 00:00:00

MEDIA ADVISORY: Nations aim to reach an important agreement to protect the climate while continuing to preserve the ozone layer

23/09/2016 00:00:00

Polish business and scientists team up against air pollution, climate change, harmful lifestyles

- Global Environment Outlook findings for the pan-European region form basis for common action

- Up to 44,000 Poles die prematurely due to poor air quality, according to European Environment Agency - Better use of available resources could earn the region 1.8 trillion Euro and create up to 3 million jobs in EU alone

15/09/2016 00:00:00

Singapore latest country to join UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative

06/09/2016 00:00:00

G20 Leaders Welcome "Green Finance" in Summit Communiqué

05/09/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment Head Welcomes China, US Announcement on Paris Agreement Ratification

03/09/2016 00:00:00

UN Environment's Richard Munang Becomes Africa Environmental Hero

02/09/2016 00:00:00

On eve of G20 Summit, China puts green finance centre stage

- State Council approves proposals to propel greening of China's financial sector
- US$600 billion per annum is needed in China to finance green projects

02/09/2016 00:00:00

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