Transport: Development Opportunity or Climate Threat?

Rapid motorization can boost transport development. It also can exacerbate air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, especially in developing countries. What could be the best solution?

Repairing the Ozone Layer: the Mission Goes On

The Montreal protocol is considered to be an exceptional example of international cooperation, but it’s not time to declare the battle won.

GEF Finances Large Expansion of Myanmar’s Protected Area System

The GEF has endorsed a new project in Myanmar to strengthen and expand its protected area estate amidst an emerging and rapidly growing economy.

The GEF announces strong support for Small Island Developing States by committing US $ 256 million

The CEO of the Global Environment Facility announced today at a gathering of global leaders in Apia, Samoa, the largest amount of GEF resources ever provided for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in its new four-year funding cycle.

Helping Save Samoa’s Forests UNDP Administrator and GEF CEO meet a community on the frontline

With Samoa’s forests under increasing threat, the government is working with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and 26 communities to save three critical forest areas.