Summaries
The Emissions Gap Report 2016: A UNEP Synthesis – Executive Summary
United Nations Environment Programme

Executive summary


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2016
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Economic Valuation of Wastewater - Executive Summary
United Nations Environment Programme

This is executive summary of a book that presents the results of an analytical study of the economic assessment of wastewater, comparing economic losses from inaction to the cost of effective wastewater management.


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2015

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Global Mercury Assessment 2018: Key Findings
United Nations Environment Programme

This summary document presents the main findings of the technical document in plain language. Recognizing the relevance of the results of the Global Mercury Assessment 2018 for policy makers, this section presents key findings of highest policy relevance.


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The Financial System We Need: From Momentum to Transformation - Highlights
United Nations Environment Programme

This follow-up annual report reveals a doubling in policy actions over the past five years to align the global financial system with sustainable development. Policy and regulatory measures by finance ministries, central banks and financial regulators to promote sustainable finance have risen to 217 and now exist in nearly 60 countries. The report calls for more effort to turn this momentum into genuine global transformation and makes a series of recommendations to help accelerate this process. - See more at: http://unepinquiry.org/publication/the-financial-system-we-need-from-mom...


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Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis; Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - Summary for Policymakers
United Nations Environment Programme, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The Working Group I contribution to the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report describes progress in understanding of
the human and natural drivers of climate change, observed climate change, climate processes and attribution, and estimates of projected future climate change. It builds upon past IPCC assessments and incorporates new findings from the past six years of research. Scientific progress since the Third Assessment Report (TAR) is based upon large amounts of new and more comprehensive data, more sophisticated analyses of data, improvements in understanding of processes and their simulation in models and more extensive exploration of uncertainty ranges. The basis for substantive paragraphs in this Summary for Policymakers can be found in the chapter sections specified in curly brackets.


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Waste Management Outlook for Mountain Regions: Sources and Solutions - Executive Summary
United Nations Environment Programme

This report highlights both the challenges and the solutions for good waste management in mountain regions.


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