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Businesses press for policy changes to help climate

...year, and if we're looking at $1 trillion, we need policy," said David Pitt-Watson, chairman of the U.N. Environment Program's Finance Initiative.
U.N. warns of of unsafe drinking water

...lives, and this undermines social and economic development," said Klaus Topfer, executive director of the U.N. Environment Program. A U.N. analysis found that clean, safe water can be brought to the 1.4 billion people around the world...
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U.N.: World consumption of ozone-depleting substances down

...Kenya -- World consumption of ozone-depleting substances has fallen by 80 percent in the past decade, the U.N Environment Program said Monday. Industrialized countries have fulfilled their commitment to nearly phase out their use of chlorofluorocarbons...
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U.N. report details disastrous warming effects on ski resorts

...runs as soon as 2030, warned the report by the U.N. Environment Program. "Climate change is happening now. We can...apply pressure on politicians." On the Net: U.N. Environment Program:
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Depleted uranium ammunition use questioned

...further moves itself, according to the newspaper. The Berliner Zeitung newspaper Monday quoted the head of the U.N. Environment Program, Klaus Toepfer, as criticizing NATO for not being more forthcoming with information about where it used the...
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Environment officials of 117 nations discuss toxic waste ban

...that industrialized countries can help other countries recycle waste safely. The conference, organized by the U.N. Environment Program, follows up a 1995 agreement by members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. That...
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