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United Nations Environment Programme Feed
As momentum builds for December climate talks in Paris, Ban looks ahead to ‘bold’ outcome
Commending France’s “exemplary leadership” on efforts to tackle climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today affirmed that the international community is now at a stage where the final elements of the new climate agreement are being negotiated.
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:46:45 EST
Senior UN climate change official envisages ‘good agreement’ at upcoming Pairs conference
The climate change agreement world leaders are expected to sign in December “has to take us to a less than 2 degree global warming path because that is the ultimate test of the whole package that will come out of Paris,” according to Janos Pasztor, a senior United Nations official dealing with the issue.
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:51:23 EST
In France, Ban and President Hollande discuss global issues including upcoming Paris climate talks
In Paris today, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with the President of France, François Hollande, with whom he discussed a range of issues, including the climate change conference, which is due to start in December (COP-21) in the French capital, as well as the next steps to be taken to ensure an ambitious outcome.
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 16:05:02 EST
Helped by floating robots, UN-backed research ship scours Indian Ocean for plastic waste
The United Nations is supporting a project aiming to chart the impact of plastic waste, including garbage like plastic bags, and ‘microplastics’ used in products such as cosmetics and shower gels, in the Indian Ocean, underscoring the risk of dramatic upheavals in marine ecosystems even in one of the world's least-known and least-visited environments.
Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:29:06 EST
UN body stresses vital role of geospatial data to achieving sustainable development goals
Geographic information about people and the planet is critical to making better decisions and using resources more wisely, and will be vital to achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals that countries have recently agreed on, according to a United Nations expert on the issue.
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:57:22 EST
UN chief welcomes climate change plan unveiled by President Obama
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the Clean Power Plan formally unveiled today by President Barack Obama, saying it shows the determination of the United States to address global warming while also saving money and growing the economy.
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:36:16 EST
Amid &#39steady rise&#39 in rhino poaching and elephant killings, UN urges action to tackle illegal wildlife trade
Recognizing that wild animals and plants are an &#8220irreplaceable part of the natural systems of the Earth,&#8221 the United Nations General Assembly today urged its Member States to take decisive steps to prevent, combat and eradicate the illegal trade in wildlife, &#8220on both the supply and demand sides.&#8221
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:26:57 EST
Orangutans face extinction on Borneo where deforestation is ‘simply unsustainable’ – UN
The massive conversion of Borneo’s forests for the production palm oil together with the impact of climate change is driving to extinction the orangutan on Asia’s largest island, making it “clear that a future without sustainable development will be a future with a different climate and, eventually, without orangutans, one of our closest relatives,” a new United Nations report revealed today.
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:25:31 EST
New UN-backed plan sets disaster resilience standards for hotels in Asia and Pacific
A United Nations-backed plan to develop and pilot disaster risk management standards for the hotel industry in Asia and the Pacific, home to 80 per cent of the world&#39s disaster events, has been announced today.
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EST