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13 April 2018
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Resource Watch is an open-data solution to help people everywhere monitor the planet’s pulse, uncover insights and take action for a more sustainable future. It includes over 200 global data sets on topics ranging from food insecurity to electricity access, and overlay them to find previously unexplored connections.
10 April 2018
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Commitments to conserve peatlands in the Congo basin were announced on Friday, 23 March 2018 as the Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo and Indonesia signed the Brazzaville Declaration at the third meeting of the Global Peatlands Initiative, involving IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, UN Environment and partners.
4 April 2018
Events
The Green Economy Coalition’s (GEC) Global Meeting for 2018 will take place on 5th – 6th September, 2018, in Durban, South Africa following the UN PAGE Ministerial meeting.
4 April 2018
Events
Project Drawdown has gathered a qualified and diverse group of researchers from around the world to identify, research, and model the 100 most substantive, existing solutions to address climate change. The Drawdown EcoChallenge is a fun and social way to learn about the 100 climate solutions and take action.
29 March 2018
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Digital innovation is accelerating. Online platforms and social media offer new routes to market. Emerging technologies are challenging the organization of global value chains. These disruptions bring new opportunities for developing countries, and specifically for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs). In this context, the International Trade Centre (ITC) has unveiled a new strategy for using e-commerce and online platforms to foster inclusive growth.
28 March 2018
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From 7 to 9 March 2018, UN CC:Learn held a 3-day workshop to promote knowledge and experience sharing among its partner countries on the development and implementation of their national climate change learning strategies. Participants had the occasion to exchange on a set of specific topics through a multiplicity of interactive presentations, group activities and moderated discussions, supported by expert interventions.
28 March 2018
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"It’s estimated that there are over 150 million tons of plastic in the ocean, with a garbage truck of plastic entering the ocean every minute. We give plastic value by using it as money. What makes us unique is we're recycling for the masses, cutting out the middleman and ensuring the poor make the most," says David Katz, founder and CEO of the Plastic Bank.
28 March 2018
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District cooling is not a new concept but it’s gaining traction as the world searches for proven technologies to ensure cities are developed sustainably. In the fast-growing “development corridors” of Malaysia, investors are pushing for innovative policies that can unlock district cooling’s full potential in a country with accelerating demand for air conditioning.
27 March 2018
Other News
In 2017, UN Environment and Think Beyond Plastic launched the #CleanSeas Innovation Challenge, a competition among university students awarding creative ideas in tackling marine plastics. The winners were announced today.
23 March 2018
GGKP News
The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) warmly welcomes the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) as a new partner in green growth knowledge.

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