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A news portal dedicated to climate change has been launched. The site will be updated every morning with links to climate change articles from english language media world wide.
Thursday 16 Dec 2004
"Vital Waste Graphics" released today
As part of the Seventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention held in Geneva at the Palais des Nations from 25 to 28 October 2004, a new publication, “Vital Waste Graphics”, is launched today.
Thursday 28 Oct 2004
Transforming risks into co-operation: New Report outlines Environment and Security threats and opportunities for the Southern Caucasus region
Environmental degradation and access to natural resources could deepen contention in areas of existing conflicts in Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Nagorno-Karabakh and adjacent regions of Azerbaijan.
Thursday 21 Oct 2004
A Statement by Klaus Toepfer, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in Response to the News that the Russian Government Has Endorsed the Kyoto Protocol
30 September, 2004 - Klaus Toepfer, the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), said: "Russian ratification of the Kyoto Protocol is the final step needed to bring this crucial treaty on climate change into forc ...
Thursday 30 Sep 2004
World’s top environmentalists arrive in Beijing for 20th anniversary of prestigious UNEP Sasakawa Prize
A dozen laureates of one of the world’s most prestigious environmental awards – the United Nations Environment Programme Sasakawa Prize – will share their fears and hopes for our environmental future in Beijing on 27 and 28 September.
Friday 24 Sep 2004
UNEP and Iraqi Environment Ministry to Assess Key Polluted Sites
Environmental ‘hot spots’ in Iraq are to be investigated as part of a long term plan to clean up the country after well over a decade of instability and conflict, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced today.
Tuesday 14 Sep 2004
First Report on the State of the Environment in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea launched at UNEP headquarters
The first assessment of the state of the environment of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) was launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and DPRK officials at UNEP headquarters in Nairobi.
Friday 27 Aug 2004
Online course on the greenhouse effect and climate change launched globally
The Earth Council, Global Virtual University and GRID-Arendal recently launched an introductory course entitled The Greenhouse Effect and Climate Change.
Thursday 26 Aug 2004
New UNEP report warns of threats to unique Arctic ecosystem
Over-fishing of cod and haddock, nuclear waste storage, the invasion of the Red King crab and a projected six-fold increase in oil and gas transportation are some of the issues threatening the unique Barents Sea Arctic ecosystem scientists are wa ...
Tuesday 24 Aug 2004
UK’s premier environmental news portal launched by Minister Elliot Morley
GRID-Arendal today launched what it intends to be the premier online information portal for the latest environmental news in and around the UK. The initiative, called EarthWire/UK (www.earthwire.org/uk) gives you a snap-shot of the day’s most imp ...
Tuesday 13 Jul 2004
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