Pollution and Health

22 Jul 2015

Yvo de Boer, Director-General of the Global Green Growth Institute, suggests that multilateral development banks should work together with the private sector and the United Nations system to create a more attractive climate for green investments.

20 Jul 2015

This policy brief examines options for reconciling the principles of non-discrimination and equal opportunities, which underpin the governance of international aviation, and equity principles in the global climate regime.

01 Jul 2015

Switzerland is a critical partner in our quest to eradicate poverty and make the planet more sustainable. Swiss efforts at the local level improve people's lives and protect the environment.

25 Jun 2015

This manual demonstrates, through contributions from leading authors, how environmental risk factors such as pollution, chemical contamination and climate change will bring diseases and death. It further emphasizes the importance of reducing environmental threats in order to improve human health.

25 Jun 2015

The two responses to climate change - mitigating emissions and adapting to impacts - are often pursued as separate actions. But some ecosystem-based responses, like forest landscape restoration, can serve as both mitigation and adaptation tools. A new report from IUCN examines where and how restoration can serve mitigation and adaptation goals across the world and in key countries.

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