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Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has pledged UK support to the Tropical Forests Alliance 2020, a partnership set up by the Consumer Goods Forum and the US Government to tackle deforestation.
The 2013 SEED Awards offer innovative and inspiring social and environmental entrepreneurs in emerging economies, developing and least developed countries the chance to win a tailor-made support package to help expand their business.
The European Resource Efficiency Platform has published a manifesto calling on business, labour and civil society leaders to support resource efficiency and the transformation to a circular economy and society.
The United Nations Development Programme's 21st Human Development Report, The Rise of the South, explores growth in the leading economies of the global south, its impact and what it means for the future.
Every 22 March, World Water Day focuses attention on the importance of freshwater and the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This year World Water Day is also dedicated to the theme of cooperation around water.
Communicating Climate Change and Migration, a UKCCMC report, provides guidance to organisations attempting to communicate the complex relationship between climate change and the movement of people across borders.
The 2012 UN Climate Change Conference agreed a new commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol, a timetable to adopt a universal climate agreement by 2015, and a path to raise necessary ambition to respond to climate change.
The OECD’s Better Life Index is a new interactive tool allowing users to visualise and compare some of the key factors – like education, housing and the environment – that contribute to well-being in OECD countries.
As representatives of governments around the world met for the UN Climate Change Conference 2012 in Doha, Qatar, over 80 health and medical organisations signed the Doha declaration on climate, health and wellbeing.
At the opening of the UN Climate Change Conference in Doha the conference President called for global action, while UK Secretary of State Edward Davey will look for progress on the global deal agreed in Durban.