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Environment and Climate Change

FINAN L

Financer L'Atténuation du Changement Climatique Mondial

Series:
Série CEE sur l'Energie
14 Feb 2011
Cette publication s’intéresse aux investissements massifs et à la mobilisation d'importantes ressources financières nouvelles qui seront nécessaires afin de poursuivre la lutte contre les changements climatiques au niveau mondial. La première partie de ce livre (chapitres 1 à 4) passe en revue le...
FINANC GLOBAL CLIM CHANGE MITIG

Financing Global Climate Change Mitigation

Series:
ECE Energy Series
18 Jun 2010
This publication addresses the massive investments that will be required in addition to the mobilization of substantial new financial resources that will be needed in order to continue the fight on global climate change. The first part (chapters 1 through 4) provides a review of the existing mech...
ACHIEVING GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY

Achieving Global Sustainability

Policy Recommendations

3 Nov 2011
This book looks at how to achieve a more secure level of global sustainability and gathers recommendations. It analyzes the relationship between globalization and sustainability, evaluating arguments on the necessity of fundamental changes in economic growth and discusses the radical evolutions i...
SUSTAINAB SCIENCE MULTIDISC APPROA

Sustainability Science: A Multidisciplinary Approach

A Multidisciplinary Approach

2 Jun 2011
Sustainability science is an academic discipline that emerged in response to threats to the sustainability of the global environment. Its purpose is to help build a sustainable society by developing solutions to climate change, the exhaustion of resources, ecological destruction and other environ...
CLIMATE CHANGE & GLOBAL SUSTAINAB

Climate Change and Global Sustainability

A Holistic Approach

10 Mar 2011
Climate change owing to global warming is a paramount concern for society in the 21st century, and it is not an issue that can be solved by individual academic or scientific disciplines working in isolation. Because climate change involves a wide range of interlinked problems, solutions must be p...
DESIGNING OUR FUTURE LOCAL ECOSYS

Designing Our Future

Local Perspectives on Bioproduction, Ecosystems and Humanity

10 Mar 2011
This volume focuses primarily on society at the local and regional levels and on a scenario in which human beings coexist harmoniously with nature. This ideal society is examined in terms of the relationships between villages or towns and their natural environment. It also looks at how these vill...
TRADE & ENVIRO REVIEW 2009

Trade and Environment Review 2009/2010

Promoting Poles of Clean Growth to Foster the Transition to a More Sustainable Economy

Series:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Trade and Environment Review
22 Apr 2010
While several rapidly industrializing developing countries have not seen a major slump in their growth by the recent economic and financial crises, UNCTAD´s Trade and Environment Review 2009/2010 (TER 09/10) focuses on the 140 plus low-income and least developed countries, which have not caused t...
TRANSBOUNDARY FLOOD RISK MNGMT (R)

Transboundary Flood Risk Management in the UNECE Region (Russian language)

Experiences from the UNECE Region

21 Jun 2010
Floods are natural phenomena that are necessary for the survival and health of the eco-system. Floodplains have historically attracted socio-economic development and continue to support high densities of human population. This is particularly important where land resources suitable for human deve...
GUIDANCE ON WATER & ADAPTATION

Guidance on Water and Adaptation to Climate Change

2 Dec 2009
Climate change will result in significant impacts on our water resources and some of the effects are already visible now. Moreover, climate change impacts on water resources will have cascading effects on human health and many parts of the economy and society, as various sectors directly depend o...
GUIDANCE ON WATER & ADAPTATION (R)

Guidance on Water and Adaptation to Climate Change (Russian Language)

24 May 2010
Climate change will result in significant impacts on our water resources and some of the effects are already visible now. Moreover, climate change impacts on water resources will have cascading effects on human health and many parts of the economy and society, as various sectors directly depend o...
LIGNES DIRECTRICES SUR L

Lignes Directrices sur l'Eau et l'Adaptation aux Changements Climatiques

16 Dec 2010
Les changements climatiques auront des effets importants sur nos ressources en eau et certains de ces effets sont déjà visibles. De plus, les impacts des changements climatiques sur les ressources en eau auront des effets en cascade sur la sante humaine et de nombreux secteurs de l’économie et de...
UN CHRONICLE V46 #3/4 2009

UN Chronicle Vol. XLVI Nos.3-4 2009

Special Climate Change Issue - To Protect Succeeding Generations

Series:
UN Chronicle
13 Nov 2009
A must-read for every concerned world citizen, the United Nations Chronicle is a quarterly, easy-to-read report on the work of the United Nations and its agencies. Produced by the United Nations Department of Public Information, every issue covers a wide range United Nations related activities: f...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2009 (A)

State of World Population 2009 (Arabic language)

Facing a Changing World - Women, Population and Climate

Series:
State of World Population (Arabic language)
10 Aug 2010
The whole world has been talking about carbon credits, carbon trading and emissions targets. But not enough has been said about the people whose activities contribute to those emissions or about those who will be most affected by climate change, especially women. How do population dynamics affect...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2009

State of World Population 2009

Facing a Changing World - Women, Population and Climate

Series:
State of World Population
30 Jul 2010
The whole world has been talking about carbon credits, carbon trading and emissions targets. But not enough has been said about the people whose activities contribute to those emissions or about those who will be most affected by climate change, especially women. How do population dynamics affect...
YOUTH STATE WORLD POPUL 2009 (A)

State of World Population 2009 - Youth Supplement (Arabic language)

At the Frontier - Young People and Climate Change

Series:
State of World Population
13 Jan 2011
Through the voices of seven young people around the world, the Youth Supplement illustrates how issues in the main report are related to youth. Rather than presenting a lot of data and analysis, the Youth Supplement tells real-life stories of individuals. As climate change’s impacts intensify, y...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #3 (R)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Russian language)

Third Revised Edition

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Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Russian)
4 Dec 2009
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #3 (C)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Chinese language)

Third Revised Edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Chinese)
18 Aug 2010
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
GLOBAL HARMON SYST CLASS #3 (A)

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Arabic language)

Third Revised Edition

Series:
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) (Arabic)
28 Sep 2010
The GHS addresses classification of chemicals by types of hazard and proposes harmonized hazard communication elements, including labels and safety data sheets. It aims at ensuring that information on physical hazards and toxicity from chemicals be available in order to enhance the protection of ...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #16 (R)

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations - Sixteenth Revised Edition (Russian language)

Model Regulations - Sixteenth Revised Edition (Russian language)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations (Russian)
11 May 2010
These recommendations have been developed in the light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the requirement to ensure the safety of people, property and the environment. They are addressed to governments and ...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #16 (C)

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations - Sixteenth Revised Edition (Chinese language)

Model Regulations - Sixteenth Revised Edition (Chinese language)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations (Chinese)
5 Aug 2010
These recommendations have been developed in the light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the requirement to ensure the safety of people, property and the environment. They are addressed to governments and ...
REC TRANSP DANG GOODS #16 (A)

Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations - Sixteenth Revised Edition (Arabic language)

Model Regulations - Sixteenth Revised Edition (Arabic language)

Series:
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Model Regulations (Arabic)
10 May 2010
These recommendations have been developed in the light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigencies of modern transport systems and, above all, the requirement to ensure the safety of people, property and the environment. They are addressed to governments and ...
TRADE & DEV RPT 2009

Trade and Development Report 2009

Responding to the Global Crisis - Climate Change Mitigation and Development

Series:
United Nations Trade and Development Report
9 Sep 2009
The Trade and Development Report 2009, subtitled Responding to the Global Crisis - Climate Change Mitigation and Development” addresses the main issues of global economic outlook and short-term policy response to the financial and economic crisis, international monetary reform to complement stric...
SYSTEME GENERAL HARMON SGH #3

Système Général Harmonisé de Classification et d'étiquetage des Produits Chimiques (SGH) - Troisiéme édition Révisée

Troisiéme édition Révisée

Series:
Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques (SGH)
5 Sep 2009
Le SGH décrit la classification des produits chimiques par types de danger et propose des éléments de communication correspondant à ces dangers, y compris des étiquettes et des fiches de données de sécurité. Le SGH vise aussi à garantir que l’information sur les dangers physiques et la toxicité d...
ENVIRO PERF REV KYRGYZSTAN 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews: Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
5 Oct 2009
The report takes stock of the progress made by Kyrgyzstan in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2000. It assesses the implementation of the recommendations in the first review. It also covers nine issues of importance to Kyrgyzstan concerning policymaking, p...
ESTUDIO ECON Y SOCIAL MUNDIAL 2009

Estudio Económico y Social Mundial, 2009

Promover el Desarrollo, Salvar el Planeta

Series:
Estudio Económico y Social Mundial
1 May 2011
En el área del cambio climático, la separación entre práctica y planes de desarrollo ha distorsionado el debate mundial sobre los dos mayores retos de la comunidad internacional en materia de política. Según el estudio, se necesita con urgencia un método de ordenación integrada, basado en el conc...
ETUDE SITUAT ECON SOC MONDE 2009

Étude sur la Situation Économique et Sociale dans le Monde, 2009

Promouvoir le Développement, Protéger la Planète – Aperçu général

Series:
Étude sur la Situation Économique et Sociale dans le Monde
13 Apr 2011
Alors que les négociations en vue d'un nouvel accord sur le changement climatique entrent dans leurs phases finales avant la Conférence sur le changement climatique de Copenhague en décembre prochain, les Nations Unies publient aujourd'hui un rapport qui analyse les exigences croissantes auxquell...