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Reports and Books
The Status of Climate Change Litigation : A Global Review
United Nations Environment Programme, Columbia University, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

This report provides judges, advocates, researchers,and the international community with an of-the moment survey of global climate change litigation, an overview of litigation trends, and descriptions of key issues that courts must resolve in the course of climate change cases. One purpose of this report is to assist judges in understanding the nature and goals of different types of climate change cases, issues that are common to these cases, and how the particularities of political, legal, and environmental settings factor in to their resolution. Another goal is to contribute to a common language among practitioners around the world working to address climate change through the courts.


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Guideline
Variables Ambientales en la Medición Multidimensional de la Pobreza: Guía Práctica y Ejemplos de America Latina y el Caribe
United Nations Environment Programme

El documento presenta una guía didáctica con una propuesta práctica para la incorporación de las variables ambientales más relevantes para cada país en los sistemas de medición de pobreza; esta guía consiste en una propuesta de doce pasos, ilustrados a través de ejemplos prácticos.


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Manuals and Guides
Model Law and Guidance for Regulating Lead Paint
United Nations Environment Programme

The purpose of this guidance is to assist countries to enact new laws (or to modify their existing laws) to establish a single regulatory limit on the total lead content in paints. The guidance describes the key elements of effective and enforceable legal requirements. It also provides a model law that incorporates the key elements and reflects the best approaches currently found in lead paint laws around the world.


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