Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development

June 2014

UNEP Gets Mandate to Combat Air Pollution, Illegal Trade in Wildlife, Timber

June 28, 2014

Wrapping up its week-long deliberations Friday night, the inaugural UN Environment Assembly, attended by high-level delegations from 160 States, strengthened UNEP’s mandate to combat air pollution and illegal trade in wildlife and timber, as well as to address… read more


Bipartisan Team to Introduce Super Pollutants Act to Cut HFCs, Black Carbon, Methane

June 26, 2014

Senators Murphy (D-Connecticut) and Collins (R-Maine) announced today their plans to introduce the Super Pollutants Act of 2014 to cut short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) by… read more