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Official account of @UN Environment Programme. Updates on triple planetary crisis: climate change, nature & biodiversity loss, & chemicals, pollution & waste

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@UNEP
UN Environment Programme
an hour ago
One million species are threatened with extinction, according to @IPBES . From gorillas to jaguars and dugongs, ecosystem restoration is helping many threatened species step back from the brink of extinction. #GenerationRestoration
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@andersen_inger
Inger Andersen
3 hours ago
#Nature is sending us invoices. They get bigger by the day. Either we keep paying the invoices as they arrive until the bank & the planet is depleted, or we get money flowing from public & private sources now. My thoughts 👉🏿 #Fin4DevUN
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@WMBD
World Migratory Bird Day
23 hours ago
On this upcoming #WMBD2022 , we focus on the issue of #LightPollution and how cities & citizens can help to reduce it! There are 6 principles for best practice lighting design which you can follow to help nocturnally migrating birds. #DimLightsforBirds 🧵⬇️
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@UNEP
UN Environment Programme
7 hours ago
Instead of throwing leftovers, plastic, and glass bottles into landfills, restaurants in Lebanon are giving new life to used items to green their businesses. Discover how the UN is supporting restaurants to transition toward a circular economy
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@WMBD
World Migratory Bird Day
3 days ago
📣 #WorldMigratoryBirdDay is taking place on 8 October! ➡️ Access the global poster, campaign strategy, social media package, key messages, videos, and other #WMBD2022 content here: #DimLightsforBirds
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@UNEP
UN Environment Programme
22 hours ago
New “Financing Nature” podcast 🎧 with @gfi_green highlights the role of finance and natural climate solutions in the run-up to #COP27 . Listen here ➡️
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@UNFCCC
UN Climate Change
a day ago
🔋 Energy 💳 Finance 🧑🏾‍🔬 Science 🌴 Adaptation 🦜 Biodiversity These will be some of the key themes at the UN Climate Change Conference #COP27 in Egypt. Check out the full calendar 👇🏾
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@UNEPCCC
UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre
a day ago
#Renewable energy for #refugees : How to make a difference New paper published with Chatham House explores policy and governance and the need to include #climatefinance in the delivery of #sustainableenergy for #displaced populations
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@UNEP
UN Environment Programme
a day ago
Earlier this year, #Stockholm50 brought together Member States and a broad set of stakeholders to discuss solutions to crucial environmental issues. The official report from the meeting is now available:
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@UN_SPExperts
UN Special Procedures
a day ago
#Climate change & environmental degradation are escalating the risk & prevalence of violence against women & girls across the world – @UNSRVAW presents new report at #UNGA77 . “Climate change is the most consequential threat multiplier for women & girls” 👉
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@antonioguterres
António Guterres
3 days ago
On every climate front, the only solution is solidarity and decisive action. The world needs clarity from developed countries on where they are on the delivery on their $100 billion dollars a year promise to support #ClimateAction in developing countries.
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@UNEP
UN Environment Programme
a day ago
Geodiversity is the foundation of all biodiversity. It creates the conditions in which life can develop and thrive, and underpins all the environments and ecosystems on earth. Discover more from @UNESCO this #GeodiversityDay :
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@AminaJMohammed
Amina J Mohammed
2 days ago
To protect and secure the future of our planet, we need #climateaction to be bold, inclusive and ambitious. Invest in adaptation urgently. #preCOP27
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@UNEP_Europe
UN Environment Programme Europe
2 days ago
Despite some progress, governments in the pan- #European region must show greater ambition to: 🌍Fight air #pollution and #climatechange 🌳Protect ecosystems 🗑️Tackle #waste and pollution. New #UN assessment presented to ministers at #efe2022 today:
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