Tag: UN Environment

Nations must triple ambition to reach 2°C target, concludes the new Emissions Gap Report

It is still possible to keep global warming below 2°C, but the technical feasibility of bridging the 1.5°C gap is dwindling as global CO2 emissions reached a new record in 2017.

November 27th, 2018

World gathers at UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi to tackle global menace of pollution

UN Environment head calls for concerted global action on pollution and other challenges by tackling unsustainable resource use, engaging the private sector and other measures

December 4th, 2017

Adaptation Gap Report 2017 launched today

UN Environment’s Adaptation Gap Report 2017 was launched today during COP23 at Bonn, Germany. Click to download the Adaptation Gap Report 2017. The Paris Agreement, adopted in 2015, established the global goal on adaptation of enhancing adaptive capacity, strengthening resilience and reducing vulnerability to climate change, with a view to contributing to sustainable development and ensuring an adequate adaptation response […]

November 8th, 2017