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Urban Air Quality Management Toolbook
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Human Settlement Programme

The Handbook presents the air quality management process in a systematic sequence ofactivities. This sequence, referred to as the Environment Planning and Management (EPM)process, is based on the experience of cities around the world and represents a realisticapproach to the complex tasks of urban environmental planning and management.


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Louder lessons in technology transfer: lessons learned and case studies
United Nations Environment Programme

Successful technology transfer is a collaborative effort and should not take place in isolation. This document features case studies of successful projects that have transferred technology and phased out ozone depleting substances in order to protect the earth's ozone layer. It illustrates the experiences gained from these case studies, which could be potentially used for guiding the transfer of environmental technologies under other international conventions.


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Natural Selection: Evolving Choices for Renewable Energy Technology and Policy
United Nations Environment Programme

The Natural Selection: Evolving Choices for Renewable Energy Technology and Policy is designed to help policy and decision makers to shift human economies to sustainable energy system.


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Cleaner production assessment in fish processing
United Nations Environment Programme

A guide to the application of Cleaner Production to the fish processing industry, with a focus on the manufacture of fish fillets, canned fish, fish meal and fish oil at fish processing plants. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the environmental impacts of fish processing, and to highlight approaches that industry and government can take to avoid or minimise these impacts by adopting a Cleaner Production approach.


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Kyrgyzstan Environmental Performance Reviews: Second Review
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

The review of Kyrgyzstan’s environmental performance highlighted the outstanding natural beauty of the country and the efforts and difficulties for environmental management to maintain it under difficult economic circumstances, which call for substantial changes in the economic structure and in production processes. It is hoped that Kyrgyz environmental management will find the methods for effective coordination with other national administrations in order to strengthen its contribution to a future sustainable development of the country.


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