This collection aims to provide a reference for policy makers and practitioners working to scale up bioenergy in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa. Energy, agriculture, forestry, environment, finance and business experts all seek for solutions to provide energy and also enhance food security, social welfare and environmental sustainability.

This document is the first comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region. It comprises important scientific research on the social, economic, and environmental pillars of sustainable mountain development and will serve as a basis for evidence-based decision-making to safeguard the environment and advance people’s well-being.

The year 2018 will end in a few days, and people have already started to make their New Year resolutions for 2019.

UNEP and Ramsar launch the revised edition of Smoke on Water – Countering global threats from peatland loss & degradation. A Rapid Response Assessment. More than 180 countries have peatlands but we are only just starting to understand their role in both climate change and our efforts to curb it.

Says it is high time the Himalayan states got together to voice their environmental significance and concerns strongly.

By 2050, nearly 10 billion people will live on the planet. Can we produce enough food sustainably? The synthesis report of the World Resources Report: Creating a Sustainable Food Future shows that it is possible – but there is no silver bullet.

Each year wildland fires kill and injure trees on millions of forested hectares globally, affecting plant and animal biodiversity, carbon storage, hydrologic processes, and ecosystem services. The underlying mechanisms of fire-caused tree mortality remain poorly understood, however, limiting the ability to accurately predict

This report examines three overlapping crises: climate change, biodiversity loss and the growing land and other rights abuses against Indigenous Peoples and local communities.

The Government’s top think tank, Niti Ayog has favoured imposing a “green cess” from tourists to arrest the environmental degradation caused by the rising footfalls in the Indian Himalayan region.

Current emission reduction pledges under the 2015 Paris Agreement are insufficient to keep global temperature “well below +2°C” in 2100 relative to pre-industrial levels and to reach targets of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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