Reports and Books
Mercury: acting now
United Nations Environment Programme

The UNEP Global Mercury Partnership was initiated in 2005 to take immediate action to protect human health and the environment from the release of mercury and its compounds to the environment. It is a voluntary multi-stakeholder partnership that operates based on an Overarching Framework. The eight work areas of the Partnership have business plans setting out objectives, targets and priorities for action. This brochure illustrates key issues and how they are being addressed by this partnership.


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2013
Reports and Books
PROVIA guidance on assessing vulnerability, impacts and adaptation to climate change: consultation document
United Nations Environment Programme

This report provides a framework for considering the full range of approaches to VIA assessment. It aims to help professionals such as researchers, policymakers, sectoral planners and consultants to select the appropriate methods and tools for their particular context and adaptation situation.


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2013
Reports and Books
An Assessment of Emissions and Mitigation Options for Black Carbon for the Arctic Council;Technical Report of the Arctic Council Task Force on ShortLived Climate Forcers (2013)
Arctic Council

The key messages and recommendations here are from the Task Force on Short?LivedClimate Forcers that was established by the Arctic Council in 2009. In 2011, the Task Forcedelivered its first report, focused primarily on black carbon. It was asked to continue itswork by focusing on methane and tropospheric ozone, as well as further black carbon workwhere necessary, and provide a report to the next Arctic Council Ministerial meeting in 2013. This is the second report from the Task Force. It focuses on both methane and blackcarbon


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2013

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