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UNEP, established in 1972, is the voice for the environment within the United Nations system. UNEP acts as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment. To accomplish this, UNEP works with a wide range of partners, including United Nations entities, international organizations, national governments, non-governmental organizations, the private sector and civil society.

United Nations Environment Programme
United Nations Environment Programme
ECONOMIC INSTRUMENTS FOR THE SUSTA

Economic Instruments for the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

A Case Study on the Philippines' Forestry Sector

Series:
Trade Liberalisation and the Environment
24 Mar 2000
Recognizing the benefits of global trade, many of the world's developing countries and countries with economies in transition, have sought to actively participate in the global trading regime. Recently, however, the undesirable effect of environmental degradation has emerged as a result of rapid ...
METHYL BROMIDE PHASE OUT STRATEGIE

Methyl Bromide Phase-out Strategies

A Global Compilation of Laws and Regulations

10 Mar 2000
This compilation of phase-out strategies will be a helpful resource for those countries developing action plans and implementing measures to promote the phase out of the ozone depleting pesticide methyl bromide. It provides an overview of existing laws and regulations influencing use of methyl br...
KOSOVO CONFLICT CONSEQUENCES

Kosovo Conflict, The

Consequences for the Environment and Human Settlements

10 Mar 2000
This publication presents an assessment on yet another man-made environmental problem - the consequences for the environment and human settlements resulting from the NATO air strikes against Kosovo between 24 March 1999 and 10 June 1999. It focuses on five main areas: the environmental consequenc...
TOWARDS THE GLOBAL USE OF LIFE CYC

Towards the Global Use of Life Cycle Assessment

26 May 2000
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) has proven to be a valuable quantitative tool, as well as a methodology or 'way of thinking' that can be applied to production and consumption issues with fruitful results. There is evidence however that LCA is not being utilized to its full potential, even in those co...
ENVIRO MNGM OIL & GAS EXPLORAT #37

Environmental Management in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production

An Overview of Issues and Management Approaches

Series:
UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report
29 Oct 1999
Awareness of the importance of environmental issues has become more and more central to the thinking of the oil industry and regulators. This publication presents guidelines on environmental management in oil and gas exploration and production based on the collective experience gained by UNEP and...
CARIBBEAN ENVIRONMENT OUTLOOK

Caribbean Environment Outlook ORDER CANCELLED

1 Jan 2001
This report provides an overview of the state of the environment, focusing on the Caribbean. It review the policy responses including multilateral environmental agreements and regional and national policy initiatives already undertaken in the region. Western Indian Ocean also takes a look into th...
HNDBK DATA REPORTING UNDER

Handbook on Data Reporting Under the Montreal Protocol

1 Oct 1999
The accurate, timely and comprehensive reporting of data has emerged as one of the key issues facing the Montreal Protocol phase-out process. This handbook offers guidelines in such areas as: identifying country reporting obligations, the process of collecting data, checking data for accuracy and...
AVOIDING A DOUBLE PHASE OUT ALTER

Avoiding a Double Phase Out

Alternative Technologies to HCFCs in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

1 Oct 1999
Through the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer and its Amendments, countries have agreed to specific time tables to gradually phase out their consumption and production of ozone depleting substances. In an amendment to the Protocol in 1992, the Parties to the agreement a...
COMPENDIUM OF JUDICIAL DECISIONS I

Compendium of Judicial Decisions on Matters Related to Environment

International Decisions

29 Oct 1999
Given the novelty of environmental law, this Compendium presents a unique opportunity for legal practitioners to raise their level of awareness and sensitivity to ecological concerns and to share their experiences on possible approaches to resolving environmental disputes.
COMP JUDICIAL DECISIONS MATER #2

Compendium of Judicial Decisions on Matters Related to Environment

National Decisions

29 Oct 1999
Given the novelty of environmental law, this Compendium presents a unique opportunity for legal practitioners to raise their level of awareness and sensitivity to ecological concerns and to share their experiences on possible approaches to resolving environmental disputes.
MINE REHABILITAT FOR ENVIRO HEALTH

Mine Rehabilitation for Environment and Health Protection

A Training Manual

4 Aug 2000
This manual provides educational resource material for trainers and training programmes in industry and at institutions to ensure that future generations of mining professionals are able to integrate the environmental dimension into their daily work. The Training Manual is presented as a practica...
MONTREAL PROTOC SUBST THAT DEPLETE

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Report of the Aerosols, Sterilants, Miscellaneous Uses and Carbon Tetrachloride Technical Options Committee

1 Oct 1999
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This publication is one in a series of Technical Options Committee reports that gives an assessment of aerosols sterilants, mi...
1998 MONTREAL PROT SUBST THAT DEPL

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

1998 Report of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel - Pursuant to Article 6 of the Montreal Protocol

26 Nov 1999
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This October 1998 Report of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel covers: recent CFC and HCFC production and consumptio...
1998 MONTREAL PROT SUBST THAT DEPL

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

1998 Report of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel

20 Aug 1999
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This April 1998 Report of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel covers: essential use nominations; responses to decisio...
SYNTHESIS THE REPORTS THE SCIENTIF

Synthesis of the Reports of the Scientific, Environmental Effects, and Technology and Economic Assessment Panels of the Montreal Protocol

A Decade of Assessments for Decision Makers Regarding the Protection of the Ozone Layer

1 Oct 1999
The information synthesized in this report was drawn from the full reports of the three Assessment Panels: the Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion 1998; the Environmental Effects of Ozone Depletion 1998 and the 1998 Report of the Technological and Economics Assessment Panel. This synthesis r...
MONTREAL PROTOC SUBST THAT DEPLETE

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Report of the Solvents, Coatings and Adhesives - Technical Options Committee, 1998 Assessment

26 May 2000
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This publication is one in a series of Technical Options Committee reports and assesses the situation of solvents, coatings an...
1998 MONTREAL PROT SUBST THAT DEPL

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

1998 Report of the Economic Options Committee

1 Oct 1999
The 1998 Assessment Report discusses the progress made towards full implementation of the Montreal Protocol. The analysis address the economic aspects of the implementation process, including assessments of the key components of policy regimes. The assessment covers implementation in the Article ...
1998 MONTREAL PROT SUBST THAT DEPL

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

1998 Report of the Flexible and Rigid Foams Technical Options Committee

1 Oct 1999
Historically, the fully halogenated chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) used by the foam plastics manufacturing industry have been extremely varied. This report details for each foam type the technically viable options available to eliminate CFC use as of 1998. Updates are given on the progress made by ea...
MONTREAL PROTOC SUBST THAT DEPLETE

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Report of the Halons Technical Options Committee, 1998 Assessment

12 Nov 1999
The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. This publication is one in a series of Technical Options Committee reports that assesses the use of halon as a fire extinguish...
MONTREAL PROTOC SUBST THAT DEPLETE

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

Report of the Methyl Bromide Technical Options Committee, 1998 - Assessment of Alternatives to Methyl Bromide

25 Jun 1999
The Methyl Bromide Technical Options Committee, established by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, identifies existing and potential alternatives to methyl bromide (MB). This 1998 assessment reports on MB usage; quantities produced and consumed; and ex...
ODS IMPORT/EXPORT LICEN SYST PHASI

ODS Import/Export Licensing Systems Resource Module

Phasing out ODS in Developing Countries - Policy Design and Setting up of Legislation

20 Aug 1999
The introduction of import/export licensing systems for ozone-depleting substances (ODS) is now mandatory for all parties to the Montreal Protocol. With practical help and step-by-step guidance, this resource module will assist the governments of developing countries in the design and establishme...
CASE STUDIES TAILINGS MANAGEM

Case Studies on Tailings Management

1 Oct 1999
To enhance understanding of tailings management and demonstrate how the mining industry is managing the risks associated with tailings disposal, this publication offers a collection of 21 case studies prepared by technical experts throughout the industry in many parts of the world. Fully illustra...
MONTREAL PROTOC SUBST THAT DEPLETE

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

1998 Report of the Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps Technical Options Committee

25 Jun 1999
This publication assess the situation of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps in relation to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. It focuses on application areas; refrigerant conservation; historical data for fluorocarbon refrigerant production and consumpti...
SOURCEBOOK ALTERNAT TECHN FRESHWA

Sourcebook of Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Africa

Series:
Technical Publication Series
9 Jul 1999
Freshwater resources have been dwindling over the years, while the demand for high quality water has been steadily increasing. Aimed particularly at water resource planners and managers, this reference document presents a comprehensive overview of the technologies for the augmentation of freshwat...