Realizing a ‘Green New Deal”
Nairobi, 16 February 2009—One third of the around $2.5 trillion-worth of planned stimulus packages should be invested on ‘greening’ the world economy.
Monday 16 Feb 2009
UNEP Year Book 2009 Makes the Green Economy Case
Nairobi, 16 February 2009--The importance of realizing a Global Green New Deal and the urgent need for a transition to a low carbon and resource efficient Green Economy are spotlighted in the UNEP Year Book 2009, launched today at an international gathering of environment ministers.
Monday 16 Feb 2009
Sporting Events Rally Behind the Climate Neutral Call
Nairobi, 11 February 2009 – It used to be “Swifter, Higher, Stronger” but in the future the Olympic motto may well include “lower” at least as it relates to carbon and curbing climate change.
Wednesday 11 Feb 2009
Hundreds of Millions of South Asians Face Increasing Water Stress
Bangkok/Nairobi, 6 February 2009 (UN/ESCAP Information Services/UNEP) – Over-exploitation, climate change and inadequate cooperation among countries threaten some of the world’s greatest river basins, which sustain around 750 million people.
Monday 09 Feb 2009
Australians Embrace Climate Neutrality on National Day
Nairobi, 23 January 2009 – Traditionally celebrated by having a family barbeque or going to the beach, this year’s Australia Day -- marked nationwide on 26 January -- is all about going carbon neutral for some of the country’s best-known cities, companies and community initiatives
Friday 23 Jan 2009
Projects to Save Africa's Rarest Ape Unveiled by UN and Wildlife Groups
London/Bonn/Nairobi, 15 January 2009--Three projects aimed at countering the slide towards extinction of one of human-kind's closest relatives were spotlighted today as events to mark the international Year of the Gorilla (YOG) 2009 got underway with a 'Gorillas on Thin Ice" event.
Thursday 15 Jan 2009