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GRID-Arendal seminar: Debate on UN's environmental tasks
GRID-Arendal hosts half a day seminar in our Stockholm office about the UN's environmental tasks 22 January, 2004. The seminar features several leading Swedish UN environmental experts, who will discuss the environmental work of the UN based on the Johannesburg 2002 meeting priorities and the future goals. There are still available places.
Saturday 10 Jan 2004
New state of the environment web sites launched for North West Russia
Fourteen million people in North West Russia have since the end of December 2003 been able to access environmental information and data about their region on the Internet. This information was previously almost impossible to get a hold of. The information is featured on 11 state of the environment web sites launched and facilitated by GRID-Arendal, the Department of the State Control for the Northwest Federal District of Russia, Russian Environmental Federal Information Agency and the Transboundary Environmental Information Agency.
Friday 09 Jan 2004
Solar Power Gift Brings Ray of Sunshine to India’s Rural Poor
Poor families in India are being given a New Year renewable energy life-line as a result of a donation by one of the world’s leading solar power companies. The donation is given to one of UNEP's collaborating centers.
Friday 09 Jan 2004
New report highlights importance of cutting greenhouse gases, UNEP says
A new report published today warning that 1 million species are threatened with extinction unless greenhouse gases are drastically reduced prompted the head of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to reiterate the importance of bringing into force the Kyoto Protocol, an international agreement meant to cut emissions.
Thursday 08 Jan 2004
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