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Building biodiversity – the natural resource management approach
The Co-Chairs of the International Resource Panel hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme (Izabella Teixeira, former Environment Ministry of Brazil and Janez Potocnik, former European Commissioner for Environment and …
Green energy choices: The benefits, risks and trade-offs of low-carbon technologies for electricity
If it's green, it's mostly clean, according to a new, comprehensive review of renewable energy sources released today by the International Resource Panel, hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme …
Keeping track of our changing environment in Asia and the Pacific
The report, Keeping Track of Our Changing Environment in Asia and the Pacific uses the latest data and statistics to illustrate the major environmental, economic and social changes that have …
Smallholders, food security, and the environment
Smallholders, food security, and the environment
The Emissions Gap Report 2012
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One Planet, How Many People? A Review of Earth's Carrying Capacity
It is estimated that global population reached seven billion in late 2011 or early 2012. As global population has doubled since the 1960s, per capita GDP has grown to more …
Inclusive Wealth Report 2012

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Inclusive Wealth Report 2012

The International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP) proudly announces the launch of the Inclusive Wealth Report 2012 (IWR 2012) at the Rio+20 Conference in Brazil.
Green Economy in a Blue World
Healthy seas and coasts would pay healthy dividends in a green economy, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners that highlights the huge …
UNEP releases "Keeping Track of our Changing Environment: From Rio to Rio+20"
The United Nations Environment Programme today released a new compilation of statistical data tracking environmental changes that have swept the planet over the last twenty years in a report called …
The nature of ecosystem service risks for business
Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (BES) degradation and loss has gained business' attention in recent years. However, while a few leading businesses clearly understand the challenges, a considerable number of businesses …
Continued global growth of renewable energy in 2010
The REN21 Renewables 2011 Global Status Report shows that the renewable energy sector continues to perform well despite continuing economic recession, incentive cuts, and low natural-gas prices.
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