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Natural Disasters Set to Cost Over $ 70 Billion
Insurers Warn of Mounting Price Tag of Climate Change at COP8 Meeting
Wednesday 30 Oct 2002
Scientific Innovator and Environmental Champion Wins
One of the world's great environmental thinkers and innovators, who has married life in the glittering halls of academia with on-the-ground livelihood and development schemes for the rural poor, has won this year's prestigious UNEP Sasakawa Environment Prize.
Wednesday 30 Oct 2002
Vital Climate Graphics: Africa
Illustrates impacts on water, health and food due to climate change
Tuesday 29 Oct 2002
State of Globe's Coral Reefs Chronicled on New, ReefBase, Net Site
News Release from the WorldFish Center; International Coral Reef Action Network and the United Nations Environment Programme
Monday 28 Oct 2002
Mountain Wildernesses: Increasingly Threatened by Farms, Roads, Fires and Wars
New UNEP Report to be Key Contribution for Bishkek Mountain Summit
Wednesday 23 Oct 2002
New Series of Vital Climate Graphics to be launched 30 October at Climate Conference in New Dehli.
28 color graphics looking at the effects and consequenses of climate change in Africa.
Friday 18 Oct 2002
Governments prepare for Kyoto Protocol starting gun
New Delhi climate conference to put spotlight on clean technology, adaptation and national action to cut greenhouse emissions
Wednesday 16 Oct 2002
Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals
"The record of the international community in the first two years of implementing the Millennium Declaration is, at best, mixed. Some Millennium goals have benefited from the hard decisions and courageous reforms that are needed. Others have not. "In the remaining thirteen years, progress must be made on a much broader front. Otherwise, the ringing words of the Declaration will serve only as grim reminders - of human needs neglected, and promises unmet."
Friday 04 Oct 2002
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