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United Nations Environment Programme Feed
El Niño drives concentration of C02 in atmosphere to new high – UN weather agency
Globally averaged concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surged again to new records in 2016, and, based on readings of the longest-established greenhouse gas monitoring station at Mauna Loa, Hawaii, the United Nations weather agency predicts that carbon dioxide concentrations will not dip below pre-2015 levels for many generations.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:41:33 EST
HABITAT III: UN conference agrees new urban development agenda creating sustainable, equitable cities for all
A major conference on the future of the world’s cities and towns, known as Habitat III, has wrapped up in Quito, Ecuador, with delegations adopting a new framework that will set the world on a course towards sustainable urban development by rethinking how cities are planned, managed and inhabited.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:40:16 EST
Protecting people and planet from ‘invisible killer’ is focus of UN health campaign to tackle air pollution
The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with the Coalition for Climate and Clean Air (CCAC) and the Government of Norway has launched a global awareness campaign on the dangers of air pollution – especially ‘invisible killers’ such as black carbon, ground-level ozone and methane – for the health of individuals and the planet.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:39:20 EST
Put ‘people, not cars’ first in transport systems, says UN Environment chief
Lack of investment in safe walking and cycling infrastructure not only contributes to the deaths of millions of people in traffic accidents on unsafe roads and poorly designed roadways, but also overlooks a great opportunity to boost the fight against climate change, a new UN Environment report said today.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:24:15 EST
Reforesting Kilimanjaro could ease East Africa's severe water shortages – UN
There is a need to reforest Africa’s highest mountain to help protect vital water supplies that are under threat across large parts of East Africa, a UN Environment report urged today.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:41:53 EST
Tackling impacts of land degradation vital to achieving Global Goals – senior UN treaty official
The head of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification told delegations gathered in Nairobi, Kenya, to assess the treaty’s implementation, the impacts of land degradation affect the sustainability of the entire world, so a global effort is needed to tackle it, including through the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 19:43:49 EST
Sustainable food systems vital to achieving 2030 Agenda nutrition targets – UN Rome-based agencies
Opening its 43rd plenary session in Rome today in the wake of major global agreements on sustainable development and climate change, the main United Nations body focused on food security and nutrition, called for an urgent transformation of the world’s food system and nutrition to eradicate all forms of extreme poverty, hunger, and malnutrition by 2030.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:46:21 EST
HABITAT III: Sustainable, inclusive cities ‘can transform our world for the better,’ Ban tells UN conference
Opening today the United Nations Habitat III conference in the Ecuadorian capital, Quito, Secretary-General Ban-Ki-Moon told the gathered delegations that “transforming our world for the better” means re-making towns and cities through sustainable development.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:13:05 EST
Agriculture must transform to feed a hotter, more crowded planet, UN says on World Food Day
To mark World Food Day 2016, the United Nations is highlighting the close links between climate change, sustainable agriculture, and food and nutrition security, with the message: &#8220The climate is changing. Food and agriculture must, too.&#8221
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EST
Green transformation &#39unstoppable&#39 as countries agree to curb powerful greenhouse gases &#8211 UN
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have welcomed the landmark deal struck today by nearly 200 countries to reduce the emissions of potent chemicals used in air conditioners and refrigerators &#8211 a move that could prevent up to 0.5 degrees Celsius of global warming by the end of this century.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EST