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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
GREEN ENERGY BIOMAS FUELS & ENVIRO

Green Energy

Biomass Fuels and the Environment

6 Dec 1991
This is an informative and educational tool intended for general readers, teachers and students wishing to learn more about biomass and environmentally safe energy. It answers such questions as: what are biomass and biomass fuels, what role should it play, what problems are associated with it and...
ENVIRO AUDITING

Environmental Auditing

18 Jun 1990
This book is a management tool used in industry to evaluate its environmental performance. It summarizes the discussions and gives the full text of the various presentations of the United Nations Environment Programme/Industry and Environment Office (UNEP/IEO) in the United States.
STATE OF THE WORLD ENVIRO 1989

State of the World Environment

Provides an up-to-date account of the environment and in particular quality issues and the interaction of development and the environment. Special sections focus on green house gases and climate and hazardous waste.
STORAGE OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

Storage of Hazardous Materials

A Technical Guide for Safe Warehousing of Hazardous Materials

18 Sep 1990
Introduces guidelines for safe storage and warehousing of hazardous materials to protect human health and the environment. The guideline is designed as an immediate and practical contribution towards helping to solve problems in the warehousing of substances with hazardous characteristics.
ENVIRO ASPECTS THE METAL FINISHING

Environmental Aspects of the Metal Finishing Industry

A Technical Guide

Metals and chemicals are the basis of the metal finishing industry. The toxic nature of many of the chemicals used can have a serious effect on humans and the natural environment. This guide, which is of great value to governments and industry assesses the impact of the metal finishing industry o...
CLIMATE CRISIS

Climate Crisis

The crisis is assessed using a number of specific case studies of climatic events. The maps, graphs and illustrations derived from environmental impact technical studies and case histories were developed by the United Nations Environment Programme.
TREATMENT DISPOSAL METHODS FOR

Treatment and Disposal Methods for Waste Chemicals

6 Jan 1985
The International Register of Potentially Toxic Chemicals (IRPTC) series contains well-documented data on chemicals and their disposal methods adopted by industrial scientific communities.
ENVIRONMENTAL REFUGEES

Environmental Refugees

6 Jan 1985
An illustrated booklet about victims of natural disasters, environmental accidents and war.