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Erik Solheim
Head of UN Environment. Let's join hands for planet & people. Together we can change the world! Follow to join the environmental conversation.
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Erik Solheim 2h
The has warned that the world simply cannot absorb any more fossil fuel plants.
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Erik Solheim 5h
How do we produce enough for all using less land, less water and less energy? Some interesting ideas from Latin America
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Erik Solheim 10h
"Humans have become a geological force, and there is not a single part of the surface of our planet where we cannot find a trace of human activity"
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Erik Solheim Nov 12
Poor air quality is one of the world's biggest killers and a global public health emergency. There is no magic solution, rather a range of actions that can be taken by individuals, city authorities and governments.
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Erik Solheim Nov 12
Great news: China is standing by the importance of protecting rhinos and tigers!
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Erik Solheim Nov 12
Every summer is getting hotter and it's important that all people have access to cooling. Have an innovation that can help us keep cool without warming the planet? Apply for the Global Cooling Prize!
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Erik Solheim Nov 12
Fire-fighters are real-life heroes. They are also the first to see first-hand, the devastation caused by climate change. We are seeing more fires, more frequently, and with greater severity.
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Erik Solheim Nov 11
Some Sunday inspiration for you. Take a look at what and the citizens of Mumbai have achieved!
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Erik Solheim Nov 11
"Children born today may be the last generation to see coral reefs in all their glory."
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Erik Solheim Nov 10
A team of more than 100 scientists assessed the impact of global warming on thousands of tree species across the Amazon. Here's what they found 👉
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Erik Solheim Nov 10
Good to catch up with the President of Rotary International in Nairobi today. With 1.2 million members and 35,000 clubs around the world, eager to join hands to spread environmental awareness!
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Erik Solheim Nov 10
One million young people join the labour market in Africa every month. We have an incredible opportunity to harness their power for the planet! So happy to be at Rotary Day celebrations at the UN in Nairobi today.
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Erik Solheim Nov 9
Thank you for accepting 's and Slava Fetisov’s challenge to play the last game of ice hockey 🏒⛸️ at the North Pole in April 2019! Look forward to your support in making sure we skate away from climate change in the Artic.
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Erik Solheim Nov 9
Exciting news from UN Secretary General . The Chief Executive Board meeting of UN heads in 2020 will be held in Nairobi!
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Erik Solheim Nov 8
Switzerland 🇨🇭 has ratified the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol! It is the 60th party to this Amendment which is absolutely critical to addressing climate change and rising temperatures around the world.
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Erik Solheim Nov 8
More meat will be eaten than ever before in our history. But it is important we strike an ecological balance in how we produce and consume meat. 🍔
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A new Report argues that improved coral reef health makes excellent business sense. Could unlock billions for countries in sectors such as tourism, commercial fisheries, and coastal development.🌊🐟👇
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Erik Solheim Nov 8
As our planet continues to warm, new species are being pushed towards the Artic. This threatens to disrupt the Artic region's fragile ecosystems.
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Erik Solheim Nov 7
In 2010 fewer than one in five Kenyans had electricity. Now around 60 percent do—thanks mostly to geothermal power from the East African Rift. A must read from
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Erik Solheim Nov 7
Wishing all my Indian friends and colleagues around the world, a very happy Diwali! May you all enjoy the festival of lights! 🕯️🕯️
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