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Wakhungu meets French Minister to fine-tune Nairobi’s UNEA meeting agenda » Capital News

The fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly tagged UNEA-4 will be held at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) headquarters in Gigiri under the theme “Innovative solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable consumption and production.” Kenya will be seeking to upscale discussion on sustainable use of natural resources in line with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Capital News , Kenya Feb 16, 2019

North Korea's push to use more coal clouds environmental future

“A combination of limited capital investment in infrastructure, limited access to efficient and low emission technologies ... and reliance on energy produced from coal in low efficiency thermal power plants has impacted air quality in urban and industrial areas,” North Korea’s 2012 report on environment and climate change outlook submitted to United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said.

Reuters , Africa Jan 28, 2019

Joho pleased with handshake 'magic'

Regarding Kibarani, the county chief said it will be the most beautiful location in the region and invited the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) to help with the realisation of the dream.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 28, 2019

Plastic dhow sails Kenya coast to highlight waste crisis

The United Nations Environment Programme estimates that more than 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic has been produced globally since the early 1950s, about 60 percent of which ended up in a landfill, or the natural environment.

The East African , Kenya Jan 27, 2019

Confronting militants’ threat to oil facilities

The United Nations Environment Programme 2011 report on Ogoniland, which stated that it would take between 25 and 30 years to remediate its environment with $1 billion, is a revelation that should jolt the people to realise the degree of the mess they have lived with for decades, and the necessity of averting its degeneration.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 24, 2019