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Environment and Climate Change

CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT & ADAPTATION

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Coastal Transport Infrastructure

A Compilation of Policies and Practices

Series:
Transport and Trade Facilitation Series
12 Jul 2020
This is a compilation of policies and practices that contribute to bridging a knowledge gap with regards to climate change impacts and adaptation for coastal transport infrastructure. It presents examples of legal and policy approaches, as well as of reports, studies and guidance to support clima...
ENVIRO PERF REV UZBEKISTAN 3RD

Environmental Performance Reviews: Uzbekistan

Third Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
16 Jul 2020
This publication assesses progress made by individual countries in reconciling their economic and social development with environmental protection, as well as in meeting international commitments on environment and sustainable development. It assists countries in improving their environmental pol...
COMMOD AT A GLANCE - METAL & MINER

Commodities at a Glance

Special Issue on Strategic Battery Raw Materials

Series:
Commodities at a Glance
24 Oct 2020
The series "Commodities at a Glance" aims to collect, present and disseminate accurate and relevant statistical information linked to international primary commodity markets in a clear, concise and reader-friendly format. The report aims to provide information on the critical raw materials used i...
CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS & ADAPTATIO

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Transport Networks and Nodes

30 Mar 2020
This report presents the analyses of several climate variables relevant to transport networks and nodes within the UNECE region. Regional maps have been produced in Geographical Information System (GIS) format, showing the main transportation networks, which have been overlain by the spatial dist...
NATUR RESOURC MANAG CLIMATE CHANGE

Natural Resource Management in the Context of Climate Change

16 Jul 2020
The management of natural resources is directly associated with climate change. On the one hand, most of the greenhouse gases released in the atmosphere originate from the production, transformation and use of natural resources such as coal, natural gas and oil. On the other hand, climate change ...
HARNESS AGRI TRADE SUS DEV MALAWI

Harnessing Agricultural Trade for Sustainable Development: Malawi

Groundnuts, Sunflower and Soybeans

3 Nov 2020
This study is part of a series of UNCTAD publications that focus on upgrading and diversifying specific agricultural sectors of rural economies in developing countries with a view to raising living standards among of smallholder farmers in a context of sustainable development, female empowerment ...
HARNESS AGRI TRADE SUS DEV GUATEMA

Harnessing Agricultural Trade for Sustainable Development: Guatemala

Potato, Cocoa and Cardamom

2 Nov 2020
This study is part of a series of UNCTAD publications that focus on policies in three countries, Guatemala, Vanuatu and Malawi, aimed at upgrading and diversifying specific agricultural sectors of rural economies in developing countries with a view to raising living standards among small-scale fa...
TOWARD SUSTAIN RENEW ENERGY INVEST

Towards Sustainable Renewable Energy Investment and Deployment

Trade-offs and Opportunities With Water Resources and the Environment

Series:
ECE Energy Series
1 Jul 2021
This toolkit for renewable energy policy-makers and investors builds on the work already done by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) towards sustainably increasing renewable energy investments and improving cross-sectoral planning in decision-making processes. The Renewable En...
HARD TALKS ECE COUNT INCREA RENEWA

Hard Talks in ECE Countries on How to Increase Renewable Energy Uptake

Series:
ECE Energy Series
19 Jan 2021
This publication presents an overview of a series of "Hard Talks" held in Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Serbia and Ukraine in 2016-2019, organized by UNECE. They promoted demand-driven debates held in each country on what is needed to change for the private sector to in...
HOW NATURAL GAS SUPPO RENEW ENGERY

How Natural Gas can Support the Uptake of Renewable Energy

Series:
ECE Energy Series
17 Apr 2020
There is a strong medium-to-long-term future for gas so long as it wholeheartedly embraces the energy transition and partners with renewables to produce carbon-free products, notably hydrogen, whilst embracing carbon capture and storage (CCS). Gas has several key advantages. It is highly flexible...
PATHWAY TO SUSTAINABLE ENERGY (F)

Moyens de promouvoir l’énergie durable

Accélérer la transition dans la région de la Commission économique pour l’Europe

Series:
Série CEE sur l'Energie
29 Dec 2020
L'énergie sous-tend le développement des économies et la plupart des buts et objectifs de l'Agenda 2030 pour le développement durable (Agenda 2030). Le secteur de l'énergie joue un rôle essentiel dans la recherche de solutions pour le développement durable et l'atténuation des changements climati...
PATHWAY TO SUSTAINABLE ENERGY (R)

Pathways to Sustainable Energy (Russian language)

Accelerating Energy Transition in the UNECE Region

Series:
ECE Energy Series (Russian)
3 Nov 2020
Energy underpins the development of economies and most of the goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda. The energy sector plays a critical role in finding solutions for both sustainable development and climate change mitigation. Since the universal agreement on the seventeen Sustainable Development G...
PATHWAY TO SUSTAINABLE ENERGY

Pathways to Sustainable Energy

Accelerating Energy Transition in the UNECE Region

Series:
ECE Energy Series
9 Apr 2020
Energy underpins the development of economies and most of the goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda. The energy sector plays a critical role in finding solutions for both sustainable development and climate change mitigation. Since the universal agreement on the seventeen Sustainable Development G...
STAT YRBK 2019 62ND ISS

Statistical Yearbook 2019, Sixty-second Issue

Series:
United Nations Statistical Yearbook / Annuaire Statistique des Nations Unies (Ser. S)
27 Dec 2019
This publication is an annual compilation of a wide range of international economic, social and environmental statistics on over 200 countries and areas, compiled from sources including UN agencies and other international, national and specialized organizations. This edition contains data availab...
THE STATE OF SUST MARKETS 2019

The State of Sustainable Markets 2019

Statistics and Emerging Trends

Series:
The State of Sustainable Markets
23 Oct 2019
This fourth global report provides new insights into the evolution of certified agriculture and forestry. It shows significant growth in sustainability markets. It shows how ITC is supporting “good trade” that contributes to environmental and social sustainability for producers and consumers by t...
UNCTAD TOOLBOX DELIVERING RES (A)

UNCTAD Toolbox: Delivering Results (Arabic language)

29 Jan 2021
The UNCTAD Toolbox contains information on our technical cooperation products that can assist countries in putting in place the policies, regulations and institutional frameworks and in mobilizing the resources needed to fulfil the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
UNCTAD TOOLBOX DELIVERING RES (S)

Caja de herramientas de la UNCTAD: obtener resultados

3 Nov 2020
La Caja de Herramientas de la UNCTAD contiene información sobre nuestros productos de cooperación técnica que pueden ayudar a los países a establecer marcos políticos, normativos e institucionales, y a movilizar los recursos necesarios para hacer realidad los ambiciosos propósitos de la Agenda 20...
UNCTAD TOOLBOX DELIVERING RES (F)

CNUCED instruments de la coopération technique: Produire des résultats

2 Nov 2020
Le fascicule CNUCED : Instruments de la coopération technique contient les informations utiles qui aideront les pays à mettre en place un cadre directif, réglementaire et institutionnel et à mobiliser les ressources nécessaires pour réaliser les ambitions du Programme de développement durable à l...
UNCTAD TOOLBOX DELIVERING RESULTS

UNCTAD Toolbox: Delivering Results

13 Mar 2020
The UNCTAD Toolbox contains information on our technical cooperation products that can assist countries in putting in place the policies, regulations and institutional frameworks and in mobilizing the resources needed to fulfil the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOP OUTLOOK 2019

Sustainable Development Outlook 2019

Gathering Storms and Silver Linings

31 Oct 2019
There has been some significant progress made towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) since their adoption in 2015. Notwithstanding this progress, gathering storms of weakening global economic growth, rising income inequality, unabated global warming and climate change, and esc...
MOBILITY MANAGEMENT: A GUIDE INTL

Mobility Management: A Guide of International Good Practices

24 Sep 2020
This study was prepared under the umbrella of the Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme (THE PEP). It is directly related to the achievement of Priority Goal 2: "Manage sustainable mobility and promote a more efficient transport system” which describes what is managed mobility ...
RECOMMEND MEASURING HAZARD EVENTS

Recommendations on Measuring Hazardous Events and Disasters

30 Mar 2020
The Recommendations clarify the role of national statistical offices and other members of national statistical systems in providing information related to hazardous events and disasters, and identify practical steps needed for these organisations, in coordination with national agencies responsibl...
BEST PRACTICE GUIDANCE - MRV (R)

Best Practice Guidance for Effective Methane Management in the Oil and Gas Sector (Russian language)

Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) and Mitigation

Series:
ECE Energy Series (Russian)
27 Sep 2022
Oil and gas supplies will continue to play a key role in a future sustainable energy system to support economic growth and social progress, even under a scenario in which stringent climate policies and measures are implemented. At the same time, oil and gas industries are among the main sources o...
BEST PRACTICE GUIDANCE - MRV

Best Practice Guidance for Effective Methane Management in the Oil and Gas Sector

Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) and Mitigation

Series:
ECE Energy Series
28 Aug 2022
Oil and gas supplies will continue to play a key role in a future sustainable energy system to support economic growth and social progress, even under a scenario in which stringent climate policies and measures are implemented. At the same time, oil and gas industries are among the main sources o...
BEST PRACTICE GUIDANCE - MRV (F)

Guide des meilleures pratiques pour la gestion efficace du méthane dans le secteur du pétrole et du gaz

Mesure, notification et vérification, et mesures d'atténuation

Series:
Série CEE sur l'Energie
29 Sep 2020
L'approvisionnement en pétrole et en gaz continuera de jouer un rôle clé dans un futur système énergétique durable pour soutenir la croissance économique et le progrès social, même dans un scénario où des politiques et des mesures climatiques strictes sont mises en œuvre. Dans le même temps, les ...