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Geneva, 25 September 2009 -- Wood energy consumption has increased by 3.5% annually between 2005 and 2007 in UNECE’s 56 Member States, concluded a UNECE/FAO workshop on “Current and future woody biomass for energy – Monitoring use and understanding technology”...
"We should act now to curb climate change. We can do it if science, governments, businesses and communities come together and address this pressing issue." Read the full interview with Balgis Osman-Elasha, Nobel Peace Prize laureate together with theIntergovernmental Panel on...
In an unprecedented display of cooperation between developed and developing countries on climate change, eighteen Heads of State gathered at UN headquarters in New York on 23 September to publicly express their commitment and support for REDD—Reducing Emissions from Deforestation...
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon convened on 22 September a Summit on Climate Change to mobilize the political will and vision needed to reach an ambitious agreed outcome based on science at the UN climate talks in Copenhagen in December...
$10.2 million FAO/IFAD seed scheme yields results --- A $10.2 million scheme to distribute and multiply quality seeds in Haiti has significantly increased food production in the Caribbean nation providing cheaper food for the population and boosting farmers' incomes. Requested...