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Inspiring a clean power revolution

How much impact can just one clean energy change have on an entire community? It’s an idea that UNDP is testing by leading by example. And it started with a deadly epidemic.  


Patching holes in the heavens

China is helping to restore the ozone layer with the adoption of a new technology in refrigeration  


Building Coastal Resilience through Innovation

Insurance and infrastructure generally rank toward the very bottom of the list of fun and interesting things people like talking about. Beaches and coral reefs, on the other hand, are more engaging…  


How can we ensure environmental integrity for green bonds?

Lately, much attention has been directed towards green bonds and how these instruments can ease the challenge of funding countries’ climate action plans.  


Our planet’s agricultural moonshot

We need to change the way we farm, the way we eat and the way we think if we as a civilization are going to survive the catastrophic impacts that climate change is already bringing to our people and…  


Mainstreaming Gender into UNDP-GEF projects on chemicals and waste

This Guide to Mainstreaming Gender into UNDP-GEF Projects on Chemicals and Wastes was developed in February 2017 to support the chemicals and waste programmes and projects in countries at the national…  


In defense of nature: women at the forefront

Women are particularly vulnerable to environmental-related violence; those who peacefully defend their rights should not be persecuted for doing so.  


ABS is Genetic Resources for Sustainable Development

This publication illustrates the impact of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) and national ABS laws/policies on the achievement of the SDGs.  


Innovative Finance for Resilient Coasts and Communities

This report was produced through a collaboration between the United Nations Development Programme and The Nature Conservancy, to highlight what is being done, and moreover, what more can be done to…  


It's time to take a stand for nature

Wildlife population declined 60% in just over 40 years. It is high time for finance leaders to join the fight to protect nature  

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