May 20, 2017

‘Radical’ investments needed to meet global water and sanitation targets – UN report

Against the backdrop of almost two billion people around the world relying on sources of drinking-water contaminated with faeces, the United Nations has called on countries […]
May 20, 2017

France set for ‘massive’ renewables boom under president Macron

Emmanuel Macron’s picks for prime minister and environment minister support rapid expansion of clean energy By Megan Darby   France is set for a renewables boom under […]
May 20, 2017

Global Peatlands Initiative: Joining Forces to Save the World’s Peat

Drained and burnt peatland is responsible for 5 per cent of anthropogenic carbon emissions Indonesia, the global peatland restoration leader, will reduce up to one gigaton […]
May 20, 2017

G20 Leaders Welcome “Green Finance” in Summit Communiqué PRESS RELEASE

Green finance is vital to a green future, and we at UN Environment are proud to build on our work in this area in supporting the […]
May 20, 2017

New Atlas shows energy potential of Africa and opportunities for investment to meet Africa’s energy needs

Africa is richly endowed with energy resources, both renewable and non-renewable. The poorest African households spend 20 times more per unit of energy than wealthy households […]
May 20, 2017

A Green Belt and Road

A number of countries are leading the way in fostering international cooperation. China, with its One Belt, One Road initiative, is one of them. This week […]
May 16, 2017

Tetra Pak confirms a third of its now power sourced from renewables

Packaging giant reveals how use of renewable energy certificates in China has taken it a major step closer to meeting RE100 goal   Tetra Pak has […]
May 16, 2017

Octopus confirms £300m close for UK renewable energy fund

Fund manager says new Renewable Energy Income Partnership reflects institutional investors continuing appetite for renewable energy assets Fund management specialist Octopus Investments Limited has successfully closed […]