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Governments’ fossil fuel production plans dangerously out of sync with Paris limits

Governments’ fossil fuel production plans dangerously out of sync with Paris limits

The 2021 Production Gap Report, by leading research institutes and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), finds that despite increased climate ambitions and net-zero commitments, governments still plan to produce more than double the amount of fossil fuels in 2030 than what would be consistent with limiting global warming to 1.5°C.   The report, first launched in 2019, measures the gap between governments’ planned production of coal, oil, and gas and the global

UNEP Digital Transformation Conference for Environmental Sustainability

Manama, Bahrain 16 September 2021– The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for West Asia hosted the first-ever Digital Transformation Conference for Environmental Sustainability in West Asia on the 15th and 16th of September in a virtual setting, showcasing the application of advanced technologies in pursuit of achieving environmental sustainability, focusing on the West

UNEP Regional Office for West Asia & UN-Habitat Regional Office of Arab States sign Letter of Agreement to work on promoting cities climate adaptation and green recovery and reconstruction

Manama, Cairo 24 August 2021 – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for West Asia and UN-Habitat Regional Office of Arab States signed a Letter of Agreement (LoA) to join efforts in promoting cities climate adaptation, build capacity on green recovery and reconstruction, Integration of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into recovery and reconstruction

Launch of UNEP ROWA’s “Designers for the Future Competition” in collaboration with fashion designer Rami Kadi and Jamalouki Magazine

We are pleased to share with you the launch of “Designers for the Future Competition” for young designers in all Arab states, organized by UNEP Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA), in collaboration with Lebanese-American fashion designer Rami Kadi (UNEP Goodwill Ambassador for Sustainable Fashion) and regional magazine Jamalouki. This competition aims to highlight the ability to create innovatively while remaining environmentally friendly

Countries of West Asia Come Together To Set Priorities for Environment Action for the Next four Year

Manama, 1 February 2021 – In preparation of the Fifth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5) taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of February, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for West Asia convened a high-level meeting of senior officials from environment authorities, permanent representatives to UNEP, League of Arab

UNEP names seven dynamic environmentalists as its 2020 Young Champions of the Earth

The Young Champions of the Earth prize is awarded every year to seven entrepreneurs under the age of 30 with bold ideas for sustainable environmental change. ·       The seven winners, hailing from different regions around the world, receive seed funding, mentoring and communications support to amplify their efforts. Nairobi, 15 December 2020 – The UN

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