Nov 10th, 2012
Human Wrongs Watch A landmark study of Kenya’s high-elevation forests shows that the economic cost of deforestation in the East African country exceeds national gains from forestry and logging by more than four-to-one, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) reported. *Photo: IRIN/Angela Dewa...
In Press Releases
Feb 22nd, 2012
NAIROBI, Kenya, February 22, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Achim Steiner, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and Adnan Amin, Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), urged all stakeholders across Africa to make commitm...
Nov 21st, 2011
Africa is leading the push for clean energy policy-making as climate change turns millions of its people into “food refugees”, the head of the U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP) Achim Steiner said. “On the African continent, there is sometimes more leadership being shown by countries...