A rise in the use of "ozone-friendly" hydrofluorocarbons has raised concerns the potent greenhouse gases could be a problem in the future, a U.N. report says.
A U.N. report calls on Asian and Pacific countries to transition to a green economy that takes advantage of resource efficiency so they can prosper.
Global climate change constitutes a major threat for future world peace and security, a United Nations official says.
Volatile weather events brought on by climate change create "an unholy brew" that can threaten international security, the U.N. secretary-general said.
World governments and some of the largest companies in the world came together in Hawaii to make commitments to reduce marine debris, UNEP said.
Water used for the production of crops used for biofuels may create more problems than are solved, a U.N. environmental study found.
An overhaul of the global fishing sector is needed to prevent the depletion of fish stocks, U.N. environmental officials warned in Kenya.
Scientific evidence from the environmental community suggests global warming trends are the result of human activity, a U.N. official said in Ankara.
A United Nations scientist struck back at climate change critics Saturday, saying the great weight of science still supports the findings of a landmark report.
The United Nations said it will support Kenya in its appeal for funds to restore the Mau Forest Complex, an area critical to its development.