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The World Bank Group and its client countries should give more priority to countering pollution, including actions that simultaneously help address climate change, according to a...

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Civil society organizations have urged governments gathering for the United Nations Environment Assembly to tackle the root causes of pollution, amplifying the call for action at the...

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By Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment
Londoners are used to inhaling poison. In Victorian Britain, the sickly brown smog that blanketed the capital was known as a “pea-souper...

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UN Environment and its partners work tirelessly to make our world a healthier one. From tackling air pollution to recovering the ozone layer, when you invest in UN Environment, you...

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Are you interested in understanding the impacts of pollution on our planet, and what we need to do to do to live in a pollution-FREE-planet? If so, this is the course for you. This...

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When ministers, business chiefs and civil society leaders gather at the UN Environment Assembly in December, trash talk will be on the agenda.

Getting a grip on the mountains...

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For half a century, the Koshe dump site has been the only landfill in Addis Ababa. As the city has expanded, the landfill – which used to lie on the outskirts of the Ethiopian capital...

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Yolanda Kakabadse is the International President WWF International and the former Ecuadorian Minister of Environment. She was recently selected as the chair of an independent...

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By Erik Solheim, UN Environment Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations
2017 was a tale of people and nature, like no other in our history. It was a...

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In a major win in the battle to turn the tide on plastic, British Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that the United Kingdom’s foreign aid budget will be used to fight plastic...

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