UN Environment

UN Environment


Official account of the United Nations Environment Programme. ???

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Collective action can have a huge impact. Show world leaders ahead of the @UN  #ClimateAction  Summit that we can come together to confront the climate emergency, and that we expect the same from them. Join us and #ActNow !

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A Super Solution for the #ClimateCrisis ? Peatlands. Although they cover only 3% of land surface, they store twice as much carbon as all the world’s forests. ➡ We need international commitments for peatland protection & restoration #ClimateAction  now.

The world’s most trafficked wildlife product is the rosewood tree, with a trade value that is higher than elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger parts combined. Countries are strengthening regional initiatives to help protect it. #WildforLife 

@UN  Messenger of Peace @JaneGoodallInst  introduces @InterfaithI , a new global effort uniting people of all faiths to end tropical deforestation. Watch ⬇️ and learn more ➡️:

• Turning rainwater into drinking water • Recycling for social benefit • 33 other ambitious ideas for the environment In September 7 #YoungChamps  winners will be chosen & they get to scale their solution for the benefit of the environment - stay tuned!

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Several countries are increasingly experiencing high levels of water stress. With more frequent droughts & water shortages, it is imperative to: Allocate water equitably & sustainably Action a critical climate change adaptation & mitigation strategy.

📌 Full of flavor 📌 More nutrients 📌 Support for the local economy 📌 Safer food supply These are just a few of the many benefits of local produce. Join the #ActNow  movement, shop local ➡ . #ClimateAction 

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Pesticide exposure can lead to air and water pollution affecting our biodiversity. We need to #ActNow  to achieve the #GlobalGoals 

🆕 ➡️ A report from the @WorldBank  argues that without urgent action, water quality will continue to deteriorate, impacting human health, massively reducing food production & stalling economic progress.

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Even if the world were to cut emissions in line with the Paris Agreement, winter temperatures in the Arctic would rise 3-5°C by 2050 & 5-9°C by 2080 devastating the region & unleashing sea level rises worldwide. #UNEA4  #ClimateAction 

India’s bold move against disposable plastic will drastically stem the flow of plastics from 1.3 billion people & business in the fastest growing economy in the world. #BeatPlasticPollution  #WorldEnvironmentDay 

People's health will be increasingly threatened unless urgent action is taken to protect our planet. This means: 🔵 Investing in green innovation & circularity 🔵 Using more renewables 🔵 Eating less meat 🔵 Reducing waste #GEO6  Report:

For our planet 🌏 and for our health 🏥 we need to #BeatPlasticPollution . Get involved for #WorldEnvironmentDay  👉

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Show the air you care for #WorldEnvironmentDay  🔵 Be a clean transport champion 🏆 🔵 Fight food waste ❌ 🔵 Plant a tree 🌳🌲🌴 Let’s make this a global push to #BeatAirPollution 

Climate change has ripple effects. Some of the most devastating chain reactions to climate change are: 🔹Extreme weather⛈ 🔹Loss of biodiversity☘🐢 🔹Rising sea-levels🌊 🔹Extreme heat and drought☀ We need to #ActNow  #ClimateAction 

Break up for #ValentinesDay  It's time to end your toxic relationship with single-use plastic and find a new love ❤️ for #CleanSeas !

Tag, you’re all it! It takes just a few moments to play #BeatPlasticPollution  tag for #WorldEnvironmentDay  - challenge your friends to join in the push for a cleaner, greener future. 💚🌍

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Pangolins are at risk of disappearing from our planet. RT to show your support & go #WildforLife  #WorldPangolinDay 

Arpit Dhupar of India is a Young Champion of the Earth. His groundbreaking technique filters 90% of particulate matter from diesel generators & turns it into ink, without impairing mechanical performance. #YoungChamps 

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