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Share the Road: Investment in Walking and Cycling Road Infrastructure
Investment in Walking and Cycling Road Infrastructure
Nature-based Solutions: Opportunities and Challenges for Scaling Up
This report aims to inform NbS-related initiatives and discussions on NbS at global, regional, and national levels, with a focus on how NbS can be scaled up to more effectively address social, economic, and environmental ...
Is Natural Gas a Good Investment for Latin America and the Caribbean? From Economic to Employment and Climate Impacts of the Power Sector
This report reveals that an expansion of renewable energy in the power sector in Latin America and the Caribbean instead of continuing a fossil fuel path, including natural gas, would be by far the best choice. The region ...
Mapping Environmental Risks and Socio-Economic Benefits of Planned Transport Infrastructure: A Global Picture
Improving road and rail networks can have social and economic benefits but also significant environmental consequences on biodiversity and ecosystem services. Weighing the ecological consequences of building and operating ...
Watch out for Illegal Trade of HCFCs and HFCs: Lessons learnt from the Global Montreal Protocol Award for Customs and Enforcement Officers
This publication provides an analysis of the cases submitted in the context of the Global Montreal Protocol Award for Customs and Enforcement Officers. The Global Award was launched in 2018 by UNEP OzonAction. This Global ...
COVID-19: A Warning - Addressing Environmental Threats and the Risk of Future Pandemics in Asia and the Pacific
This scientific review begins with the history of humans and zoonoses and provides clarity on the issues of zoonoses and emerging infectious diseases. It then presents the seven anthropogenic drivers of zoonotic disease ...
UNEP in 2022 [Annual Report]
In many ways, 2022 was the year of renewed vigour on environmental action. Member States adopted landmark resolutions to ramp up efforts to curb pollution, mitigate and adapt to climate change, and protect and restore ...
Environmental Rule of Law and Human Rights in Asia Pacific: Supporting the Protection of Environmental Human Rights Defenders - Working Paper
This Working Paper presents trends in the application of the environmental rule of law and human rights in Asia Pacific, with special emphasis on the protection of environmental human rights defenders (EHRDs). This Working ...
Playing for the Planet - Annual Impact Report 2022
The Playing for the Planet Alliance, by UNEP, has gone from strength to strength over the last twelve months. Not only has the Alliance grown, we’ve also seen commitment to decarbonisation and sustainability increase too. ...
Sustainability and Circularity in the Textile Value Chain - A Global Roadmap Textile Value Chain
This report defines ‘textiles’ as all products that contain knit or woven textile components, primarily composed of apparel and footwear, but also including home textiles, technical, medical and automotive textiles, etc. The ...