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UNEP Year Book 2014: emerging issues in our global environment
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2014
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Ten years after the first Year Book in this series appeared, a special e-book anniversary edition – UNEP Year Book 2014 – presents a fresh look at ten issues highlighted over the past decade. This .....
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South-South trade in renewable energy: a trade flow analysis of selected environmental goods
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2014
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This study analyses trends and opportunities for trade among developing countries (i.e. South-South trade) in selected environmental goods, in order to assess the contribution such trade can make to a .....
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Valuing plastic: the business case for measuring, managing and disclosing plastic use in the consumer goods industry
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2014
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The objective of this report is to help companies manage the opportunities and risks associated with plastic use. It articulates the business case for companies to improve their measurement, disclosur .....
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The environmental crime crisis: threats to sustainable development from illegal exploitation and trade in wildlife and forest resources
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2014
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The consequences of the illegal trade in wildlife span environmental, societal (including security), and economic impacts – including affecting the resource base for local communities, and resulting .....
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Our Planet: The First United Nations Environment Assembly
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2014
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The first ever United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) is the core theme of this issue of Our Planet. Sustainable Development Goals, the need to decouple economic growth from natural resource deple .....
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Emerging Issues for Small Island Developing States
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2014
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In 2013, UNEP identified priority emerging environmental issues that are of concern to small island developing states (SIDS). This report provides an overview of 20 issues critical to the sustainable .....
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Barbados' Green Economy Scoping Study
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2014
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The inclusion of green policy objectives in Barbados can be traced to the National Strategic Plan (2006-2025) and the Budget Speech of 2007. The process was given further impetus in 2009 when the then .....
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