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Fri 20/01/17
Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on the UN to tackle climate change by measuring and reducing emissions, and offsetting any emissions that cannot be reduced. UNOPS has made a firm commitment to excel in this effort. In 2015, UNOPS...
Wed 25/05/16
Shortly after the international community adopted a historic agreement to combat climate change, one of the largest UN compounds demonstrates how to walk the talk and achieves climate neutrality.  
Thu 21/04/16
For the second year running, the UNEP Ozone Secretariat has measured the carbon footprint of all operations and meetings held under the Montreal Protocol - and offset the full amount of greenhouse gases emitted - for 2015.
Thu 24/09/15
The World Food Programme (WFP) has achieved climate neutralily, a major achievement considering the size of the agency and scale of its operations. From their Rome headquarters to their operations in Afghanistan, WFP has been measuring greenhouse...
Mon 21/09/15
Information provided by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Sustainable United Nations team shows that the United Nations (UN) system has offset 17% of its reported greenhouse gas emissions for 2013, a positive step towards meeting...
Tue 10/02/15
Climate change is one of the biggest global challenges we face, and tackling this issue requires completely rethinking the way we live, work and do business.
Tue 30/09/14
UNFCCC has launched a new website www.climateneutralnow.org where individuals and businesses can pledge to go climate neutral by December 2015.Launching the website, Christiana Figueres Executive Secretary of the UN Climate Change Secretariat, has...
Tue 23/09/14
The questions for the heads of state and government and their entourages who plan to attend the Climate Summit in New York were a bit more personal than they’re used to getting from conference organizers. What airport are they leaving from? Which...
Fri 29/08/14
The Government of Samoa and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) are committed to making the forthcoming Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States an exemplar of sustainable behavior. The...
Fri 11/07/14
Staff with the UN climate change secretariat are as of today signing up to an innovative campaign aimed at promoting a long term vision of a climate neutral world while generating useful funding for vulnerable communities. The campaign involves...