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Environment and Climate Change

THE FUTURE BORNEAN ORANGUTAN

The Future of the Bornean Orangutan

Impacts of Change in Land and Climate

5 Dec 2016
Over the past century, orangutan populations in Southeast Asia have seen a very steep decline, driven to the brink of extinction by a host of man-made threats. Deforestation, illegal logging, the expansion of agro-industrial plantations and hunting – these forces combined to isolate orangutans in...
THE RISE ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME

The Rise of Environmental Crime

A Growing Threat to Natural Resources, Peace, Development and Security

5 Dec 2016
The environment provides the very foundation of sustainable development, our health, food security and our economies. Ecosystems provide clean water supply, clean air and secure food and ultimately both physical and mental wellbeing. Natural resources also provide livelihoods, jobs and revenues t...
UNEP FRONTIERS 2016 RPT

UNEP Frontiers 2016 Report

Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern

2 Dec 2016
The UNEP Frontiers report emphasises the critical relationship between a healthy environment and healthy people, and how human activities often undermine the long-term health and ability of ecosystems to support human well-being. The report provides encouraging examples on how certain issues may ...
TOWARDS SUS FUTURE ASIA PACI

Towards a Sustainable Future

Energy Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific Region

17 Feb 2017
This report, aimed at policy makers from Asia and the Pacific, provides a historical perspective on regional energy connectivity and its implementation challenges, as well as outlining an action plan for accelerated regional energy integration to bring shared benefits to ESCAP’s member States. Th...
GAOR 70TH SUPP46 UNSCEAR RPT 2015

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2015 Report

Sixty-second session (1-5 June 2015)

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
28 Oct 2016
Since the establishment of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation by General Assembly resolution 913 (X) of 3 December 1955, the mandate of the Committee has been to undertake broad assessments of the sources of ionizing radiation and its effects on human healt...
DOC ORIENT TECHNIQ CONTRE EMISSION

Document d’orientation sur les techniques de lutte contre les émissions pour les sources mobiles dans le cadre de la Convention sur la pollution atmosphérique transfrontière à longue distance

19 Aug 2019
Le document d’orientation sur les techniques de lutte contre les émissions pour les sources mobiles a pour objectif de fournir aux Parties des orientations quant aux moyens de déterminer les meilleures options envisageables pour réduire les émissions provenant de sources mobiles, compte tenu en p...
UNSCEAR RPT 1988 IONIZING RADIATIO

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1988 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
8 Aug 1988
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR’s scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1982

Ionizing Radiation, Sources and Biological Effects, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1982 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
17 Dec 1982
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR’s scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1972

Ionizing Radiation, Levels and Effects, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1972 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
24 Aug 1972
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR’s scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1977

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1977 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
27 Apr 1977
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR’s scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1969

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1969 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
23 Oct 1969
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR’s scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1966

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1966 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
7 Sep 1966
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR’s scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1964

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1964 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
20 Dec 1964
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR’s scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1962

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1962 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
2 Aug 1962
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR’s scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This report comprises a report to the Ge...
UNSCEAR RPT 1958

Report of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 1958 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
3 Nov 1958
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR’s scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This report comprises a report to the Ge...
WORLD ECON SOCIAL SURV 2016

World Economic and Social Survey 2016

Climate Change Resilience - An Opportunity for Reducing Inequalities

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World Economic and Social Survey (WESS)
3 Oct 2016
This edition of the World Economic and Social Survey contributes to the debate on the implementation challenges of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In addressing the specific challenge of building resilience to climate change, the Survey focuses attention on the population groups and ...
SHIFTING FROM QUANTITY TO QUALITY

Shifting from Quantity to Quality

Growth with Equality, Efficiency, Sustainability and Dynamism

Series:
Greening of Economic Growth Series
21 Apr 2016
The conventional “grow first, clean up later” approaches to economic growth are increasingly placing the futures of regional economies and societies at risk. The forward-thinking policymaker is tasked to promote development based on eco-efficient economic growth and at the same time, record more ...
INNOVATIVE SOCIO-ECONOMIC POLICY

Innovative Socio-economic Policy for Improving Environmental Performance

Payments for Ecosystem Services

Series:
Greening of Economic Growth Series
21 Apr 2016
The conventional “grow first, clean up later” approaches to economic growth are increasingly placing the futures of regional economies and societies at risk. The forward-thinking policymaker is tasked to promote development based on eco-efficient economic growth and at the same time, record more ...
OVERVIEW OF GREEN BUSINESS

Overview of Green Business

Enabling Policies and Private Sector Examples

Series:
Greening of Economic Growth Series
21 Apr 2016
The conventional “grow first, clean up later” approaches to economic growth are increasingly placing the futures of regional economies and societies at risk. The forward-thinking policymaker is tasked to promote development based on eco-efficient economic growth and at the same time, record more ...
GREEN GROWTH INDICATORS - ASIA PAC

Green Growth Indicators

A Practical Approach for Asia and the Pacific

Series:
Greening of Economic Growth Series
21 Apr 2016
The conventional “grow first, clean up later” approaches to economic growth are increasingly placing the futures of regional economies and societies at risk. The forward-thinking policymaker is tasked to promote development based on eco-efficient economic growth and at the same time, record more ...
SIDS-FOCUSED GREEN ECONOMY: AN ANA

SIDS-focused Green Economy: An Analysis of Challenges and Opportunities

21 Apr 2016
In this Synthesis Report, five development sectors for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) - small-scale fisheries and aquaculture, water, tourism, energy and solid waste - are analysed in an attempt to show how a transition to a green economy can assist in addressing some of the most critical ...