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Methodology used in Chapter 4 - The Emissions Gap Report 2017 Chapter 4 Appendix B
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2017)
The chapter provides a detailed review of greenhouse gas emission reduction potentials in 2030 for key economic sectors. Sectoral emission reduction potentials, also called bottom-up potentials, provide detailed estimates ...
Faces of Change
It’s easy to get bogged down in the debate and forget the human face of climate change. Climate change is not just an abstract debate over statistics – it’s about people and the impacts they’re facing but it’s also about ...
Methodology of national and global studies - The Emissions Gap Report 2017 Chapter 3 Appendix A
This chapter provides an update on the mitigation challenge associated with the global temperature goal of the Paris Agreement, and the estimated global emission levels under various assumptions regarding the implementation ...
Climate Change and Human Rights
This UNEP report sheds light on the human rights obligations of both governments and private actors in responding to climate change, including those relating to rights to information, public participation in decision-making ...
Understanding Synergies and Mainstreaming among the Biodiversity Related Conventions : A Special Contributory Volume by Key Biodiversity Convention Secretariats and Scientific Bodies
This multi-author volume is an attempt by the United Nations Environment to engage with the Heads of various biodiversity related conventions and Chairs of Scienti c Bodies of the conventions to understand the opportunities ...
Wadi Partners: Food Security and Disaster Resilience through Sustainable Drylands Management in North Darfur, Sudan
This case study documents the experience, results and lessons of the Eco-DRR demonstration project in Sudan, which examined the relevance of Eco-DRR in the context of drylands. The Eco-DRR project was implemented in one ...
Bringing the 2015 Summits Home : An Action Agenda for Legislators
(GLOBE International, 2016-07)
This discussion paper is the result of a year-long collaboration between UNEP and GLOBE International to foster more integrated policymaking and legislative action on key sustainability challenges facing the global community. ...
Building Adaptive Capacity and Resilience to Climate Change in Afghanistan (LDCF) - Baseline Assessment Report
This report presents the baseline conditions for the LDCF project, including specific baselines values for all project outcome and output level indicators. Data for this baseline research was collected from February – ...
GEO newsletter march 2017
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2017-03)