Environment and Energy

  • Biodiversity for Sustainable Development: Delivering Results for Asia and the Pacific

    This book is both a celebration of biodiversity work in the Asia-Pacific region and a cautionary account of what is happening to the ecosystems that support millions of lives and livelihoods in the region.

  • Building Inclusive Green Economies:Stories of Change from The Poverty-Environment Initiative in Asia

    The UNDP-UNEP Poverty Environment Initiative (PEI) offers a unique way of tackling these issues together by offering policy options to governments on how sustainable use of natural resources can help reduce poverty and maintain economic growth.

  • Charting a New Low-Carbon Route to Development

    Climate change planning is an important task not only for national but also for regional governments to move the climate change and development agendas forward. That is why this primer introduces a set of approaches to help sub-national authorities through the whole process of designing their climate change strategy and action plan (Integrated Territorial Climate Plan).

  • Climate Justice for a Changing Planet: A Primer for Policy Makers and NGOs

    There is little doubt that climate change will lead to unprecedented changes in the natural environment, which will in turn affect the way we live, with potentially dramatic consequences on our health, energy sources and food production systems.

  • Demonstrating an Assessment of Forest Ecosystems

    This publication presents stories and experiences of a Thailand Global Environment Fund (GEF) Small Grants Programme - supported project: Demonstrating an Assessment of Forest Ecosystems, implemented by Khlongrua Tree Bank.

  • Minus 2°: Cooling Down the Planet with Both Hands

    Through this initiative, UNDP Thailand provides its policy expertise to Thailand’s cities to partner them in becoming more environmentally sustainable, while ensuring high standards of accountability and transparency. To tackle climate change is not only an issue on the national but also on the local level and every action which results in more environmentally friendly practices can be considered a success.

  • Nature is Real

    This publication presents stories and experiences of collaboration among communities, civil society organizations and relevant sectors in Thailand, to implement the Global Environment (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) projects aimed to protect and rehabilitate ecosystems and natural resources in various aspects, consistent with community livelihoods.

  • Thailand Climate Public Expenditure and Institutional Review (CPEIR)

  • Thailand’s Second National Communications to the UNFCCC

    The Second National Communication describes Thailand’s national greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory status for the year 2000 up to the year 2004 and contains other relevant information on current and planned adaptation and mitigation measures in the country.

Our Work - Environment and Energy
Responding to Climate Change


UNDP works closely with the Royal Thai Government and NGOs as a partner in the protection of Thailand's environment. The UNDP Thailand Country Programme supports national mechanisms in environmental policy and regulation, community management of natural resources, and developing knowledge management around environmental initiatives and policy advocacy. Specific projects include building national capacity to facilitate the implementation of obligations under international environmental conventions, climate change finance, renewable energy, and small grants programmes.