Kyoto Protocol Extended

Kyoto Protocol ExtendedPosted: 08 Dec 2012 02:53 PM PST Via one of our friends, the big news of the day is that the Kyoto Protocol is being extended (full repost, with image added):   U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon talks during the opening ceremony of the plenary session of the high-level segment …

World Future Energy Summit Bulletin

SUMMARY OF THE WORLD FUTURE ENERGY SUMMIT 2012: 16-19 JANUARY 2012 The Fifth World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2012 took place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), from Monday, 16 to Thursday, 19 January 2012, hosted by Masdar. WFES was attended by over 25,000 participants, including 3,000 summit delegates …

ENB Vol. 19 No. 85 – Ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Vienna Convention and Twenty-third meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol – Issue #5

Earth Negotiations Bulletin · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · A Reporting Service for Environment …

“Making it Happen” Features Education for Sustainable Development

“Making it Happen” Features Education for Sustainable Development 15_July_2011: The latest issue of “Rio+20: Making It Happen,” the newsletter from the Secretariat of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20), highlights: the special policy dialogue on “Education for Sustainable Development” that took place during the recent High-level Segment …

Newsletter – Rio+20: Making it Happen

With the just-ended High-level segment of the UN Economic and Social Council adopting a Ministerial Declaration, which emphasized the importance of education for sustainable development and to Rio+20, the current issue of Rio+20: Making it Happen newsletter highlights the link between education and sustainable development. It also features the 7 …

Un Chief Urges Change In Resource Consumption Patterns

UN CHIEF URGES CHANGE IN RESOURCE CONSUMPTION PATTERNS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, May 13 2011 7:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need for fundamental changes in humanity’s resource consumption patterns and values, saying the planet’s natural environment is under unprecedented pressure with far-reaching social and economic consequences. “Our …

Briefing Note Of The Twenty-Third Session Of The Un-Habitat Governing Council

The 23rd session of the Governing Council (GC-23) of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) took place from Monday, 11 to Friday, 15 April 2011, at the UN Office in Nairobi, Kenya. The theme of GC-23 was “sustainable urban development through expanding equitable access to land and housing, basic …

A Reporting Service for Environment and Development Negotiations: Assembly #3

A report from IISD Reporting Services Volume 30 Number 03 – Tuesday, 5 April 2011 IRENA HIGHLIGHTS Monday, 4 April 2011 On Monday, 4 April, the Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) held its inaugural session. REPORT OF THE ASSEMBLY OPENING OF THE SESSION AND ORGANIZATION OF WORK: …

Twenty-Second Meeting of the Parties to the Montréal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer – Summary & Analysis

Earth Negotiations Bulletin Vol. 19 No. 79 The twenty-second Meeting of the Parties (MOP-22) to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer took place in Bangkok, Thailand, from 8-12 November 2010. The meeting was attended by over 400 participants representing governments, UN agencies, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, academia, …