The focus of this publication is efficient water use in urban and domestic environments and decision-making about sustainable development of human settlements. The book is written as a Sourcebook, highlighting essential questions that will have different answers in different situations.

Sectoral no-lose target has been suggested as one way to overcome weaknesses of the current clean development mechanism and to encourage structural changes and significant reduction of CO2 emissions in carbon-intensive sectors in developing countries.

This atlas demonstrates the potential for spatial analyses to identify areas that are high in both carbon and biodiversity. Such areas will be of interest to countries that wish to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from land use change and simultaneously
conserve biodiversity.

This report provides an overview of public finance mechanisms that mobilise and leverage commercial financing, build commercially sustainable markets, and increase capacity to deliver clean energy and other climate-mitigation technologies, projects and businesses.

Increasing amount of soot, sulphates and other aerosol components in atmospheric brown clouds (ABCs) are causing major threats to the water and food security of Asia and have resulted in surface dimming, atmospheric solar heating and soot deposition in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan-Tibetan (HKHT) glaciers and snow packs.

The annual CD4CDM Perspectives Series features a topic of pivotal importance to the global carbon market. The series seeks to communicate the diverse insights and visions of leading actors in the carbon market to better inform the decisions of professionals and policymakers in developing countries.

UNEP has more than twenty years of experience working on climate change. UNEP helped establish the IPCC with the WMO in the 1980s and conducted assessments of the scientific understanding of climate change in preparation for the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development. UNEP also supported the negotiation of the UNFCCC, which entered into force in 1994.

This report focuses on three major river basins in South Asia: the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna, the Indus and the Helmand.

There is mounting evidence that climate change is triggering a shrinking and thinning of many glaciers world-wide which may eventually put at risk water supplies for hundreds of millions

Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low-Carbon World is the first comprehensive report on the emergence of a