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United Nations Environment Programme: Climate Change
This portal provides access to information on the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) initiatives on the issue of climate change. Materials include UNEP's areas of focus on addressing climate change (climate, finance, and business; emissions mitigation; carbon sequestration; vulnerability and adaptation to climate change; and others); links to UNEP Climate Change Centres; links to partner organizations; and links to information and media activities. There are also links to multimedia materials (posters, films, and video), printed publications on climate change, maps and graphics, and links to other organizations working on the issue of climate change.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Non-profit
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
  • Policy issues
Technical requirements:
Some documents require Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003 United Nations Environment Programme. The United Nations maintains this web site (the 'Site') as a courtesy to those who may choose to access the Site ('Users'). The information presented herein is for informative purposes only. The United Nations grants permission to Users to visit the Site and to download and copy the information, documents and materials (collectively, 'Materials') from the Site for the User's personal, non-commercial use, without any right to resell or redistribute them or to compile or create derivative works there from, subject to the terms and conditions outlined below, and also subject to more specific restrictions that may apply to specific Materials within this Site.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-127
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme