United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

UN Agency providing leadership and encouraging partnership in caring for the environment.

IIASA has worked with UNEP in the following areas:

24 February 2021
Ending the war on the world

We must urgently transform our relationship with nature, according to a major new UN report. More

25 April 2018
16 banks and United Nations produce first guidance to help banking industry become more transparent on climate-related risks and opportunities

Sixteen leading banks from four continents, convened by the UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), today published a jointly developed methodology to increase banks’ understanding of how climate change and climate action could impact their business. More

30 November 2015
Weighing green energy choices

IIASA research on concentrating solar power feeds into a new report on renewable energy released at the Paris climate conference. More

28 January 2015
Taking the pulse of global climate action

Impact Sheet #12, January 2015. IIASA plays a leading role in shaping the annual Emission Gap Reports, launched by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in 2010. These reports assess whether emissions pledges from countries during the international climate negotiations are on track to limit temperature increase to 2ºC or less this century. The reports appear each year to inform governments and the international policy community about the possible gap that needs to be closed in order or the world to follow a globally sustainable pathway toward wider objectives, such as the green economy. More

18 February 2013
Smarter use of nutrients will help clean up the planet, say scientists

IIASA researchers contributed to a new report that highlights the problems of nitrogen and phosphorus pollution, and proposes global solutions to help balance food production with pollution from fertilizers. More

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