This new UNEP report warns that the pace and extent of climate change may exceed even the most sobering expectations voiced by IPCC fourth assessment report. It is based on findings of more than 400 major peer-reviewed scientific studies & research institutions over the last three years.

This publication documents the findings of the second phase of the study, which was completed in May 2006. The aim of this phase was to accomplish a wider, continental, coverage of river/lake/ groundwater basins (i.e., building upon the first phase), and expanding the network of researchers.

This book provides relevant information on the significant opportunities that bio-carbon can offer to Eastern and Southern Africa countries to participate in the carbon market, it compiles eleven papers relating specific aspects of the bio-carbon sector.

This report is an independent assessment of the environmental initiatives taken by Shanghai in its preparation for the World Exposition in 2010 (Expo 2010) in Shanghai, China. It aims to provide an objective appraisal of the efforts of Shanghai in improving its environmental quality and organizing an environment-friendly Expo.

The appropriate handling of electronic waste (e-waste) can both prevent serious environmental damage but also recover valuable materials, especially different types of metals such as aluminium, copper, palladium and gold. This publication focuses on the significance and possibilities of getting resources back out of e-waste trough a sustainable technology transfer in the field of recycling.

This article proposes and investigates a project-based crediting mechanism which based o a national CO2 emission intensity standard for new power plants to be added in the electricity sector from 2013-2020 in developing countries.

In the course of 2009, negotiators will need to come to a coherent and alanced policy framework for a future climate change regime. One that takes on board the development needs of vulnerable countries and that passes the test of equity to reflect the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities of each Party.

Climate and Trade Policies in a Post-2012 World is a collection of short forward-thinking articles by leading experts on the relationship between trade and climate change policies.

Large cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases are needed if we are to avoid the worst effects of global climate change. This rapid assessment report describes the vital contributions which ecosystems can and must make to improve these efforts.

Engagement between UNEP and civil society is necessary, both for UNEP and for the protection of the planet

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