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05.06.00 – ELECTRONICS AND POWER INDUSTRIES

MONGOLIA / SOLAR POWER

Nomadic Mongolian herder families find a source of affordable electricity with portable solar units that withstand their rugged lifestyle. With help from the World Bank, the solar program allows people living in one of the remotest regions on Earth to connect to a wider world. WORLD BANK

2 Nov 2012 | Read More »

UNEP / CHEMICALS REPORT

Governments must urgently act to reduce the health and environmental hazards posed by the increase in use of chemicals in industries worldwide, says a United Nations report launched today. CH UNTV / FILE

5 Sep 2012 | Read More »

UNEP / AFRICA E-WASTE

Following the first ever forum of its kind, 18 African states, the UN, the private sector and other groups have agreed on a set of actions to better manage electronic waste – or e-waste – in Africa, including capitalizing on the economic benefits of this environmental hazard. UNEP

16 Mar 2012 | Read More »

UN / SCHWARZENEGGER

Attending a luncheon on sustainable energy today, former California governor and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger told participants that going to push regional governments to move toward green energy, saying it can be done at a grass roots level. "We knew Washington was asleep at the wheel, you can be part of the action and part of [...]

20 Sep 2011 | Read More »

JAPAN / IAEA – FACT FINDING MISSION

An IAEA Fact-Finding Mission visited the Fukushima Daini and Tokai Daini Nuclear Power Plants in North Eastern Japan to identify lessons from the nuclear accident that could improve global nuclear safety. IAEA

27 May 2011 | Read More »

GENEVA / SILENT CARS

Experts at the Geneva-based UN Economic Commission for Europe — the body responsible for harmonizing global vehicle regulations — are working on a set of minimum noise standards designed to keep quiet vehicles from becoming a safety risk to pedestrians. UNTV

7 Sep 2010 | Read More »

 

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