Pollution and Health

07 Mar 2016

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) celebrates today 50 years of working on the frontlines of global development.

In his Facebook post, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner congratulated UNDP on its 50 years of work to end poverty and highlighted the many collaborative initiatives of the two sister agencies.

01 Feb 2016

Microplastics pollution in the Arctic and its effects on ecosystems, human health and ice formation and melting are the subject of a newly launched IUCN research project.

25 Jan 2016

Digital technologies have spread rapidly in much of the world. Digital dividends—that is, the broader development benefits from using these technologies—have lagged behind. In many instances, digital technologies have boosted growth, expanded opportunities, and improved service delivery. Yet their aggregate impact has fallen short and is unevenly distributed.

25 Jan 2016

City’s residents, many of whom live in poverty, fear consequences to their children in Michigan town where life has changed immeasurably

21 Jan 2016

An SEI study shows a large share of climate action in cities is likely to work best with leadership and policy support from higher levels of government.