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Environmental Cooperation creates Opportunities for Further Progress in Europe
Nairobi, 25 October: Since the publication of the Brundtland Report in 1987, Europe has made great strides in reducing and even preventing many forms of pollution, but rising (average) incomes and related lifestyle changes are leading to higher greenhouse gas emissions and other environmental impacts.
Thursday 25 Oct 2007
Planet’s Tougher Problems Persist, UN Report Warns
Nairobi/New York, 25 October: The United Nations Environment Programme says that major threats to the planet such as climate change, the rate of extinction of species, and the challenge of feeding a growing population are among the many that remain unresolved, and all of them put humanity at risk.
Thursday 25 Oct 2007
Updated Arctic sea-ice graphics
The extent of sea ice in the Arctic is an important indicator for climate change, and the 2007 season has presented a record low in the extent. Map and trends have been updated from Global Outlook for Ice and Snow
Tuesday 23 Oct 2007
UNEP/GRID-Arendal celebrates the Nobel Peace Prize 2007 award to IPCC
The Norwegian Nobel Committee today announced that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 will be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr for “their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.”
Friday 12 Oct 2007
Balkan Vital Graphics: environment without borders
GRID-Arendal launches a new publication that highlights environmental challenges and economic opportunities in the Balkans.
Thursday 11 Oct 2007
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