Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Clean air as a human right
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If you’re reading this from a city in a high-income country, you have about a one in two chance of breathing in air that exceeds World Health Organization guidelines for air pollution. That’s worrying enough, but if you live in a city in a low- or middle-income country, the chances of breathing in clean air are much slimmer still—97 per cent of cities in these countries do not meet air quality guidelines.

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What a year it has been.

For the environment, not a good one. But for youth around the world, an outstanding show of courage, determination and fearlessness.

Story Young girl in the United Arab Emirates adamant about creating a sustainable environment

Today’s youth are not sitting idle. All across the world, young people have been taking a stand and voicing their concerns about global issues, from gender equality to climate change.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Meet the youth standing up for our environmental rights
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What a year it has been.

For the environment, not a good one. But for youth around the world, an outstanding show of courage, determination and fearlessness.

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Story Clean air as a human right

If you’re reading this from a city in a high-income country, you have about a one in two chance of breathing in air that exceeds World Health Organization guidelines for air pollution. That’s worrying enough, but if you live in a city in a low- or middle-income country, the chances of breathing in clean air are much slimmer still—97 per cent of cities in these countries do not meet air quality guidelines.

Story Young girl in the United Arab Emirates adamant about creating a sustainable environment

Today’s youth are not sitting idle. All across the world, young people have been taking a stand and voicing their concerns about global issues, from gender equality to climate change.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Young girl in the United Arab Emirates adamant about creating a sustainable environment
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Today’s youth are not sitting idle. All across the world, young people have been taking a stand and voicing their concerns about global issues, from gender equality to climate change.

English
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Story Clean air as a human right

If you’re reading this from a city in a high-income country, you have about a one in two chance of breathing in air that exceeds World Health Organization guidelines for air pollution. That’s worrying enough, but if you live in a city in a low- or middle-income country, the chances of breathing in clean air are much slimmer still—97 per cent of cities in these countries do not meet air quality guidelines.

Story Meet the youth standing up for our environmental rights

What a year it has been.

For the environment, not a good one. But for youth around the world, an outstanding show of courage, determination and fearlessness.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 10 things to know about the Emissions Gap 2019
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The annual United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) flagship Emissions Gap Report is now online. But what is this report really about? And why should you care? Keep reading to find out more.

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Story Clean air as a human right

If you’re reading this from a city in a high-income country, you have about a one in two chance of breathing in air that exceeds World Health Organization guidelines for air pollution. That’s worrying enough, but if you live in a city in a low- or middle-income country, the chances of breathing in clean air are much slimmer still—97 per cent of cities in these countries do not meet air quality guidelines.

Story Meet the youth standing up for our environmental rights

What a year it has been.

For the environment, not a good one. But for youth around the world, an outstanding show of courage, determination and fearlessness.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Speech to the 31st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol
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The outstanding results achieved by the Montreal Protocol is one of the strongest examples of international environmental governance.

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Story Clean air as a human right

If you’re reading this from a city in a high-income country, you have about a one in two chance of breathing in air that exceeds World Health Organization guidelines for air pollution. That’s worrying enough, but if you live in a city in a low- or middle-income country, the chances of breathing in clean air are much slimmer still—97 per cent of cities in these countries do not meet air quality guidelines.

Story Meet the youth standing up for our environmental rights

What a year it has been.

For the environment, not a good one. But for youth around the world, an outstanding show of courage, determination and fearlessness.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 A new wave of air pollution crises: what can be done?
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Over the past few months, a series of air pollution episodes have set new records across Asia. Earlier this summer, hundreds of people were evacuated, and schools had to be closed due to poor air quality in many parts of Indonesia, during a crisis that made the skies over the region turn red. More recently, air quality levels have worsened in India creating public outcry with dire consequences for large swaths of society. The spikes,…

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Story Clean air as a human right

If you’re reading this from a city in a high-income country, you have about a one in two chance of breathing in air that exceeds World Health Organization guidelines for air pollution. That’s worrying enough, but if you live in a city in a low- or middle-income country, the chances of breathing in clean air are much slimmer still—97 per cent of cities in these countries do not meet air quality guidelines.

Story Meet the youth standing up for our environmental rights

What a year it has been.

For the environment, not a good one. But for youth around the world, an outstanding show of courage, determination and fearlessness.

Friday, November 8, 2019 The human health benefits of conserving and restoring peatlands
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It is well known that peatlands matter for livelihoods, carbon storage, flood mitigation, and water quality, but a recent study has shown that peatlands also matter for human health.

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Story Clean air as a human right

If you’re reading this from a city in a high-income country, you have about a one in two chance of breathing in air that exceeds World Health Organization guidelines for air pollution. That’s worrying enough, but if you live in a city in a low- or middle-income country, the chances of breathing in clean air are much slimmer still—97 per cent of cities in these countries do not meet air quality guidelines.

Story Meet the youth standing up for our environmental rights

What a year it has been.

For the environment, not a good one. But for youth around the world, an outstanding show of courage, determination and fearlessness.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Launch of the UN Global Campaign on Sustainable Nitrogen Management
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Speech of the Deputy Executive Director at the launch of the UN Global Campaign on Sustainable Nitrogen Management in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Story Clean air as a human right

If you’re reading this from a city in a high-income country, you have about a one in two chance of breathing in air that exceeds World Health Organization guidelines for air pollution. That’s worrying enough, but if you live in a city in a low- or middle-income country, the chances of breathing in clean air are much slimmer still—97 per cent of cities in these countries do not meet air quality guidelines.

Story Meet the youth standing up for our environmental rights

What a year it has been.

For the environment, not a good one. But for youth around the world, an outstanding show of courage, determination and fearlessness.

Friday, October 18, 2019 Policies that tackle climate and air pollution at the same time can raise global climate ambition
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Integrated policies save money, avoid duplication, prevent unforeseen negative consequences and increases social, environmental and economic benefits.

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Story Clean air as a human right

If you’re reading this from a city in a high-income country, you have about a one in two chance of breathing in air that exceeds World Health Organization guidelines for air pollution. That’s worrying enough, but if you live in a city in a low- or middle-income country, the chances of breathing in clean air are much slimmer still—97 per cent of cities in these countries do not meet air quality guidelines.

Story Meet the youth standing up for our environmental rights

What a year it has been.

For the environment, not a good one. But for youth around the world, an outstanding show of courage, determination and fearlessness.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 Caring for the environment helps to care for your mental health
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On this World Mental Health Day, we draw attention to the relationship between mental health and the environment.

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Story Clean air as a human right

If you’re reading this from a city in a high-income country, you have about a one in two chance of breathing in air that exceeds World Health Organization guidelines for air pollution. That’s worrying enough, but if you live in a city in a low- or middle-income country, the chances of breathing in clean air are much slimmer still—97 per cent of cities in these countries do not meet air quality guidelines.

Story Meet the youth standing up for our environmental rights

What a year it has been.

For the environment, not a good one. But for youth around the world, an outstanding show of courage, determination and fearlessness.

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