With municipal waste set to rise by two thirds and its costs to almost double within a generation, only a drastic reduction in waste generation will secure a

This Used Heavy- Duty Vehicles and the Environment: A Global Overview of Used Heavy-Duty Vehicles: Flow, Scale and Regulation report analyses the flow and scale of used heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) from three major used HDVs exporters – Japan, the European Union (EU) and Republic of Korea (ROK).

This issue of perspectives, looks at how using Nature-based Solutions (NbS) and broader nature-positive approaches can minimize and mitigate negative impacts on the environment, and how it can be an instrument for conflict prevention.

Pricing forest carbon and putting in place the means and channels to pay for it are necessary conditions to achieve the 2030 mitigation goals. Yet, after more than 15 years of discussion, payments for emissions reductions from forests continue to be unreasonably low, both in terms of price and volume.

In Perspectives Issue 45, titled “Plastic tobacco filters – A problematic and unnecessary plastic impacting the environment and human health”, No More Butts looks at the damage of tobacco filters – a plastic product – to the environment, and how the Plastics Treaty is an opportunity to beat this toxic plastic pollution.

The annual Greening the Blue Report – The UN system’s environmental footprint and efforts to reduce it shows the progress both at the UN system-wide level and entity level of implementing the Strategy for Sustainability Management in the United Nations System 2020-2030, Phase I: Environmental Sustainability in the Area of Management (Sustainabil

Nearly $7 trillion of public and private finance each year supports activities that directly harm nature – some 30 times the amount spent on nature-based solutions annually, according to this report published by the UNEP.

The Global Cooling Watch report demonstrates the potential and the pathways to achieve near-zero emissions from cooling.

An Eye on Methane: the road to radical transparency takes stock of progress harnessing an imminent data revolution that can accelerate methane reduction on a global scale.

The Environmental Rule of Law: Tracking Progress and Charting Future Directions report provides a comprehensive assessment of developments since the release of the First Global Report on Environmental Rule of Law in 2019.