UNEP FI Newsletter / March – April 2014 – Climate Science

   Members | Publications | Events | Training | About It is a delight to write this newsletter after two months in the role as Director and with the benefit of early insight into the workings of UNEP FI, the broader UNEP and UN environment, and with the extremely useful direct feedback from our …

Sustainable Development Update – 16 April 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

      A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 16 April 2014 IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings Emphasize Climate Change, Sustainable Development 13_April_2014: The Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group (WBG) brought together officials, …

Ecocities: Emerging To support humanity’s transition to the Ecozoic Era

  Greetings!   It’s been a busy year for Ecocity Builders. Program wise, we launched the EcoCitizen World Map Project with pilots now starting in Morocco, Egypt and Colombia. We’re excited about the potential for this project to replicate and grow to support other cities and citizens around the world. …

DEPUTY UN CHIEF STRESSES NEED TO ADVANCE SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AS CITIES CONTINUE TO GROW

  The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General today encouraged governments, the tourism industry and local communities to work together to tackle the important challenge of urbanization and tourism to sustainable development.In <“http://www.un.org/sg/dsg/statements/index.asp?nid=400“>remarks to the Working Luncheon on Sustainable Urban Development and Tourism, hosted by the Permanent Mission of China to the …

AT FORUM, BAN HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO WORK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

AT FORUM, BAN HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO WORK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL New York, Apr 15 2013  7:00PM Calling it “one of the most critical issues of our time,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the importance of strong partnerships to achieve universal access to sustainable energy.“Clean, modern and affordable energy …

Middle East and North Africa Solar Market Outlook, 2013-2017

NEW REPORT: MENA SOLAR MARKET OUTLOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE! The MENA region possesses the greatest technical potential for renewable energy in the world with much of this potential attributed to solar energy. This potential is now starting to be more seriously considered across the region, driven by rapidly increasing energy …

World Energy Forum taps infinite resource: Intellectual capital.

World Energy Forum taps infinite resource: Intellectual capital. Global invitation to the World Energy Forum in Dubai, October 22-24, 2012. May 1, 2012, New York – The World Energy Forum is holding a high-level international conference of leaders from all energy sectors commemorating the 2012 United Nations International Year of …

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 …