UN environment chief resigns amid ‘CO2 hypocrisy’

By |november 21st, 2018|Erik Solheim, News, UNEP|

The UN’s environment chief, Erik Solheim, has resigned following severe criticism of his global travels and internal rule-breaking which led some nations to withhold their funding. EURACTIV’s partner The Guardian reports.

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Plastic pollution is solvable without global treaty, says UN environment boss

By |julij 5th, 2018|Erik Solheim, Minamata Convention, Montreal Protocol, News, plastic pollution|

Plastic pollution and waste has moved more and more into the political and public spotlight over the past year, thanks to large-scale efforts by both the EU and UN. But doubts still remain about whether that is enough to make our economy truly circular.

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Plastic bans among ‘most effective’ ways to beat pollution, says UN

By |junij 5th, 2018|Erik Solheim, News, plastic pollution, single-use plastics|

A landmark report by UN environment experts on plastic pollution, published to coincide with World Environment Day (5 June), shows that governments across the world are starting to take action and that bans and levies are starting to take off.

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UN Environment chief: We can’t wait for the oceans to turn into a plastic swamp

By |december 12th, 2017|Erik Solheim, News, Pollution, SIDS, UNEA|

At the latest United Nations environment summit, pollution topped the agenda. The man leading the UN’s quest to clean up the planet hopes this meeting will act as the wake-up call countries need and that the fight will include the world of business.

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Better resource efficiency could be worth trillions, UN says

By |marec 17th, 2017|circular economy, Circular Economy Package, Climate Change, energy, Energy efficiency, Erik Solheim, G7, News, Paris Agreement, recycling, renewables, resource-efficiency, Simona Bonafè|

Almost €2 trillion would be poured into the annual global economy if resource efficiency was boosted, according to a report from the United Nations Environment Programme released today (16 March).

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