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Climate change to exacerbate freshwater problems: Report

By : Anonymous, Apr 25, 2012

Source: IBNS - Climate change will exacerbate water stress in Pacific Islands, particularly small islands that rely on seasonal rain for their freshwater needs, according to a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report, issued in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday.

Climate change to exacerbate freshwater problems: Report

By : Anonymous, Apr 24, 2012

Bangkok, Thailand, Apr 24 : Climate change will exacerbate water stress in Pacific Islands, particularly small islands that rely on seasonal rain for their freshwater needs, according to a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report, issued in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday...

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India, China doing more for climate cause: UNEP report

By : Navdeep Gupta, Dec 7, 2011

Voluntary climate mitigation action of the emerging economies such as India will lead to higher reduction in global warming causing carbon emissions as compared to emission cut pledges of the rich nations.

A United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report released...

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Where will you be on World Environment Day?

By : Roselin Dey, Jun 3, 2011

Here's our Flavor of the Month! If you don’t know yet what you are doing on this Sunday, here’s a list of five places where you could be on World Environment Day 2011- an opportunity to reinforce your commitment for nature and take on a green pledge.

Since 1972, June 5...

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Low Carbon 'Green Economy' Vital for Sustainable Development

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 26, 2011

A transition to a low-carbon "green economy" is crucial for sustainable development, environment ministers from across the world stressed today, concluding the gathering of the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

The ministers,...

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New UN report warns of risks of biological production of renewable energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 26, 2010

Sources of energy derived from biological sources may reduce global dependence on fossil fuels that emit harmful gases, but they entail the use of large volumes of water and pose the risk of introducing undesirable crops into ecosystems, the United Nations Environment...

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Science of climate change not questioned by IAC: UNEP

By : Preeti Aggarwal, Sep 3, 2010

The United Nations Environment Programme has said the review of the working of Dr R K Pachauri-headed IPCC by the Inter-Academic Council (IAC) does not question the science of climate change and views to the contrary should not hold back the international community from...

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UNEP Promotes Environmental Protection at Shanghai Expo

By : Preeti Aggarwal, Jul 5, 2010

In the coming month, visitors to the Shanghai Expo will be able to visit an exhibition named "The Nature of Cities", which is aimed at promoting environmental protection and sustainable development of cities.

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the...

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UNEP to unveil report on size of EXPO's carbon footprint

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 4, 2010

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will issue a report to assess the carbon footprint from the Shanghai World Expo at the end of the event, a senior U.N. official said Sunday.

The report will review the goals set by the organizers of the EXPO and study how...

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IPL partners UNEP for green initiative

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 22, 2010

The Indian Premier League (IPL) has committed to a vision of green growth by launching a partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep).

Under the new initiative, the IPL will green its cricket league and bring environmental awareness to millions of...

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