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UNEP survey of information systems related to environmentally sound technologies

United Nations Environment Programme.

UNEP survey of information systems related to environmentally sound technologies

contribution to the 1997 session of the Commission on Sustainable Development.

by United Nations Environment Programme.

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Published by UNEP in Paris .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 231p. :
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22640695M
ISBN 10928071502X

UNITED NATIONS PUBLICATION ISBN: X Credits United Nations Environment Programme Division of Technology, Industry and Economics Production and Consumption Branch Tour Mirabeau Quai André Citroën Paris Cedex 15 France environmentally sound Size: 1MB. Supporting Mitigation in Developing Countries Programme Officer. UNEP/ROAP. Contents. 1 - Introduction to UNEP. 2 - Overview of UNEP NAMAs-related activities. 3 - UNEP Looking Ahead. Part 1 – Introduction to UNEP Climate Change. Resource Efficiency. environmentally sound technologies (EST) for climate change mitigation and.

This paper presents the concept of Integrated Sustainable Waste Management (ISWM), in the context of the selection of technologies and the design of systems for waste management. ISWM differs from the conventional approach towards waste management by seeking stakeholder participation, covering waste prevention and resource recovery, including interactions with other systems and promoting an. The United Nations Environment Programme and the Agenda: Global action for people and the planet Environmentally Sound Technology and Waste; The Uprooted; Air Quality. Story map addresses the importance of sharing information related to trans-boundary wildlife crime; The Environmental Crime Crisis; Food security.

* The report was prepared by the United Nations Environment Programme in accordance with arrangements agreed to by the Inter-Agency Committee on Sustainable Development (IACSD). It is a concise update of document E/CN//7/Add.2 and the result of consultation and information exchange between United Nations agencies, interested government. Technical guidelines for the environmentally sound management of waste lead-acid batteries Published in Sales no. EIII.D ISBN: ISSN: Printed in chlorine-free cyclus paper This Publication may be reproduced in whole or in File Size: 2MB.


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UNEP survey of information systems related to environmentally sound technologies by United Nations Environment Programme. Download PDF EPUB FB2

UN Environment is promoting environmentally sound technology in line with international agreements. A strong science-policy interface is established by UN Environment. Under the sub programme on Resource Efficiency, the emphasis on environmentally sound technology is greater to reduce the wastage and increase the efficiency of materials of energy.

Get this from a library. UNEP survey of information systems related to environmentally sound technologies: contribution to the session of the Commission on Sustainable Development.

[United Nations Environment Programme. Industry & Environment Office.; UNEP International Environmental Technology Centre. United Nations Environment Programme Division of Technology, Industry and Economics Book On Environmentally Sound Technologies A comprehensive monitoring and information system is under development.

Pollution load. For the pollution load (expressed in population equivalents (p.e.)) used is the organic biodegradable. The UNEP-IETC has prepared an ‘International Source Book on Environmentally Sound Technologies for Wastewater and Stormwater Management’, published by IWA and IETC.

The Source Book was the result of collaborative effort by many experts and Size: KB. financial arrangements. Introducing a UNEP report, “Survey of Information Systems Related to Environmentally Sound Technologies,” he noted emerging trends in ESTs, including a shift from end-of-pipe to cleaner production technologies and a gradual shift from environmental regulation to the use of economic and voluntary instruments.

United Nations Environment Programme Division of Technology, Industry and Economics Book On Environmentally Sound Technologies Four techniques for stormwater treatment are described below. Used judiciously these can treat stormwater locally (at.

ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND TECHNOLOGY AND WASTE Why environmentally sound technology in relation to waste matters Waste is a global issue linked to the way society produces and consumes.

The amount of global waste generat - ed is growing every year as populations rise, migration to cities continues and economies develop. If managedFile Size: KB. Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) is a set of country-driven activities leading to the identification, prioritisation and diffusion of environmentally sound technologies for mitigation and.

The karez system, used in arid regions, delivers groundwater. through an underground tunnel, or series of tunnels, from a cliff face or talus slope at the base of a mountainous area. The tunnel system follows a water-bearing.

formation and emerges at some. Technology is both the source of environmental damage and our best hope to build a sustainable future. We promote the effective development and transfer of environmentally sound technologies. climate technology information centre(s), as well as enhanced national and regional centres, including: a plan for information dissemination; the types of information services to be provided; sectoral coverage; organizational structures and lead institution(s); and levels and sources of funding.

UNEP Reference Series, Volume 1: Directory of Institutions and Individuals Active in Environmentally-Sound and Appropriate Technologies presents the dynamic interrelationship of the social system with the natural environment.

This book discusses the technological pattern that implies specific approaches to management of resources and is associated with a given lifestyle and value system.

instruments on information exchange on chemicals and control. of transfrontier movements of hazardous wastes (IRPTC). Upgrade capacaties for the provision of substantive information. on important environmental issues and promote the: establishment of national environmental information systems (INFOTERRA).

Monitoring and. Provide assessments of. UNEP Survey of Information Systems Related to Environmentally Sound Technologies UNEP's New Way Forward: Environmental Law and Sustainable Development World Desertification Bibliography. of a survey circulated amongst all signatories of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI).

The briefing is a follow up study to a previous report: If You Ask Us Making Environmental Employee Engagement Happen by the UNEP FI’s North American Task Force, which explored the stateFile Size: 2MB.

UNEP promotes environmentally sound practices globally and in its own activities. This publication permission in writing from the United Nations Environment Programme. United Nations Environment Programme PO BoxNairobiKenya also extended to Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) for software support.

UNEP's assessment function is only effective if it delivers environmental information for decision-making, and the new information technologies are radically changing the potential for. prior permission in writing from the United Nations Environment Programme.

UNEP promotes environmentally sound practices globally and in its own activities. This publication is printed on per cent recycled paper, using vegetable-based inks and other eco-friendly practices.

Our distribution policy aims to reduce UNEP’s carbon footprint. It aims at enabling African countries to establish evidence-based policies and make sustainable decisions on sound management of chemicals and related disease burdens.

More specifically, it addresses the necessary improvements to be made in the fields of awareness, knowledge, information management and communication on chemicals to support and.

Environmentally sound technologies protect the environment, are less polluting, use all resources in a more sustainable manner, recycle more of their wastes and products, and handle residual wastes in a more acceptable manner than the technologies for which they were substitutes.

by the Water Branch, located in Nairobi, Kenya, and by the International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), in Shiga, Japan. To gather the information necessary to develop an inventory of available technologies, UNEP and the OAS sponsored two Workshops on Alternative Technologies for Freshwater Augmentation in Latin America and the Caribbean.UNEP - UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMME Goals and Principles of Environmental Impact Assessment Preliminary Note Issued on Janu Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) EIA means an examination, analysis and assessment of planned activities with a view to ensuring environmentally sound and sustainable development.Environmental Risk Assessment (EnRA) is a systematic and iterative approach that predicts the probability of effects of an action or condition on the environment.

Environmental Verification of Technology (EVT) is the third party verification of a particular technology's or process's environmental performance. The integration or overlap of these.