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Accelerating youth action towards Africa’s Greener Future
Author
United Nations Environment Programme
Date
2015
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This paper retraces the path that UNEP has travelled in its dealings with African youth. The paper casts an eye on the past in order to draw vital lessons that inform the way forward. It discusses and .....
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Africa's adaptation gap 2: Bridging the gap – mobilising sources
Author
United Nations Environment Programme
Date
2015
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Climate change represents a clear and present danger to the development prospects of Africa. African countries are going to have to adapt to protect their peoples from the harsh impacts of climate cha .....
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District energy in cities: unlocking the potential of energy efficiency and renewable energy
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2015
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This publication is among the first to provide concrete policy, finance and technology best practice guidance on addressing the heating and cooling sectors in cities through energy efficiency improvem .....
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Aligning the financial system with sustainable development: pathways to scale
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2015
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Pathways to Scale, the Inquiry`s third progress report, explores how innovative ideas and practices can be made more effective, adopted more widely, and taken to scale—and as a result move the trill .....
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NOAA Arctic Action Plan
Author
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Date
2014
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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is actively engaged in the Arctic, providing science, service, and stewardship to this rapidly changing region, its inhabitants, and the Nat .....
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Aligning the Financial System with Sustainable Development: Insights from Practice
Author
United Nations Environment Programme
Date
2014
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Financing remains one of the greatest challenges in advancing sustainable development. Hundreds of trillions of dollars need to be invested over the coming decades to drive economic progress. The chal .....
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Aligning the Financial System with Sustainable Development: An invitation & background briefing
Author
United Nations Environment Programme
Date
2014
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Considerable finance is needed to drive the transition to a green, inclusive economy. A “clean trillion” of additional investment is needed annually up to 2030 to enable new infrastructure to be m .....
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