UN: 39 of its agencies achieve climate neutrality

A total of 39 UN agencies and entities achieved climate neutral status last year. That’s according to the latest edition of its report, which showcases UN entities that are making an effort to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and improve their overall environmental performance. The 39 agencies implemented a range of sustainable and energy efficiency […]

COP23 aims for climate neutrality

The UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn aims to become fully climate neutral and is looking at different aspects of sustainability. The lion’s share of greenhouse gas emissions comes from long distance air travel with most delegates travelling from abroad. Further sources of emissions are from hotel overnight stays and the associated use of […]

Norwegian municipality pledges 100% climate neutrality

The Norwegian municipality of Arendal has pledged to become 100% climate neutral. It is the world’s first municipality to join the UN’s Climate Neutral Now initiative, which means it will measure and reduce emissions “to the greatest extent possible” and offset emissions that can be avoided. According to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change […]