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Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2017

As the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23% lower than the previous year, according to new research published on 6 April by UN Environment , the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre , and...
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Greening Universities Toolkit- Transforming Universities into Green and Sustainable Campuses

Publication date: 2013 Universities have a particular responsibility both to help define and also to become exemplars of environmental best practice. The focus of this Toolkit is to provide University staff and students with a selection of strategies, tools and resources, gleaned from the...
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New Developments in Environmental Democracy and Opportunities for EU-UN cooperation

07 May
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Brussels, Belgium
Organised by This event is brought to you by UNEP, UNITAR, the European Environmental Bureau and the World Resources Institute, whom work in a partnership to further promote the application of Principle 10.
Eur ope can take justifiable pride in having championed the Aarhus Convention . With its vast experience gained through the Aarhus process, Europe is well-placed to support other parts of the world to make progress in the recognition and protection of environmental democracy – namely, transparency...
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Liveable Cities: the Benefits of Urban Environmental Planning

Publication Date: 2007 This report, published by the Cities Alliance, UNEP, and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, showcases 12 examples of cities around the world. I t explores various options for sustainable urban development ranging from practical tools and comprehensive policies to...
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Launch of Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)

The new Partnership for Action on Green Economy, or PAGE, was launched at the meeting of UNEP's Governing Council from 18 to 22 February. PAGE is a response to the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), entitled The Future We Want, which recognizes...
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