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UNEP Guide for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Laws
The Guide describes the key legal issues associated with efficiency and renewable energy resource development, and presents legislative options from both developed and developing countries for dealing with them, including ...
The Role of Legal Instruments to Support Green Low-Emission and Climate-Resilient Development : A Guidebook on Assessing, Selecting and Implementing Legal Instruments
The purpose of this Guidebook is to provide guidance to government decision makers and their advisers on best practices in designing or modifying legal frameworks and specific legal instruments aimed at effectively supporting ...
Atmospheric Brown Clouds: Emission Inventory Manual
Atmospheric brown clouds (ABCs) are widespread layers of regional scale plumes of air pollution consisting of a mixture of anthropogenic sulfate, nitrate, organics, black carbon, dust, and fly ash particles. Recent scientific ...
Environmental Courts & Tribunals - A Guide for Policy Makers
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2016)
With over 1,200 environmental courts and tribunals now operating worldwide at the national and state/provincial level, this guide shares concise, practical advice and best practices to make them more effective, updating ...
Passaporte Verde: Ecoeficiência em Empreendimentos Turísticos: Orientações Práticas
Com objetivo de estimular práticas de consumo e produção sustentável no turismo, a campanha Passaporte Verde é uma iniciativa global do Programa das Nações Unidas para o Meio Ambiente. A campanha é referência internacional ...
UNEP Access-to-Information Policy (Revised)
UNEP Access-to-Information Policy
Health and Safety Guidelines for Waste Pickers in South Sudan
This document reviews the practices of waste pickers at selected waste disposal site in South Sudan and makes recommendations to improve their health and safety. The recommendations include steps that UNEP and other ...
Vulnerability Assessment of Freshwater Resources to Environmental Change
These guidelines are an excellent example of UNEP’s role in promoting South-South cooperation in protecting water resources. It is very encouraging to know that several countries in Asia are now preparing national comprehensive ...
Training Module: Achieving National and Sectoral Development Priorities: The use of IEA tools for improved MEA Implementation
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2011)
This module is designed to convey innovative integrated environmental assessment (IEA) tools that can generate win-win scenarios for achieving national development priorities in the Caribbean through more effective MEA ...
Guidelines for Customization of the Integrated Environmental Assessment and Reporting Training Manual
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2009)
The Customization Guidelines are intended to assist users with adapting the Training Manual for applications that accept the overall IEA approach, but need to follow some alternative methodologies.