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Climate Action 2010-2011

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Some call it the sun © Istock Photos UNEP also calls it solar power UNEP AND CLIMATE CHANGE: INVEST IN THE GREEN ECONOMY

Published by Green Media in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) UNEP promotes environmentally sound practises globally and in its own activities. Climate Action is published by Green Media, part of Henley Media Group. It is printed on chlorine-free paper made from wood pulp from sustainably managed forests by an ISO 14001 certified printer. All coatings are water based and the percentage of paper bleach is minimal. ISBN: 978-0-9554408-7-8 Published November 2010 Publishing Director: Project Director: Account Managers: David McConnell Sula Bruce Commissioning Editor: Rachael Bristow Sub Editor: Javier Ruiz Aparicio, Michael Gray, Petra Harkay, Philip Sims, Victor Solis, Gary Allen Esme McAvoy The Publishers wish to thank all the individuals and organisations who have contributed to this book. In particular we acknowledge the following for their help and advice in producing Climate Action: Satinder Bindra, Director of the Division of Communications and Public Information, UNEP; Kaveh Zahedi, Climate Change Coordinator, UNEP; Fanina Kodre-Alexander, Head of the Internet Unit, UNEP; Stuart Roberts, Information Officer, Division of Communications and Public Information (DCPI), UNEP Editorial Assistant: Design: Cover Design: Print: Website: Distribution: Cristina Brooks Andy Crisp Tina Davidian Logical Connections (www.logicalconnections.co.uk) Diva Rodriguez Gregg Giddings Green Media Henley Media Group Ltd Trans-World House, 100 City Road London, EC1Y 2BP, UK. Tel: +44 (0)207 871 0173 Fax: +44 (0)207 871 0101 www.climateactionprogramme.org United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) PO Box 30552 Nairobi, Kenya Tel: +254 20 762 3292 Fax: +254 20 762 3927 www.unep.org Climate Action is also available online and on sustainable bamboo USB Keys. For more information, please visit www.climateactionprogramme.org Printed on: FSC 90 Woodfree Silk FSC 300 Woodfree Silk The information contained in this publication has been published in good faith and the opinions herein are those of the authors and not of the United Nations Environment Programme or Green Media. The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the United Nations Environment Programme or Green Media concerning the legal status of any country, territory or city or its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The United Nations Environment Programme and Green Media do not endorse any of the products advertised herein and cannot accept responsibility for any error or misinterpretation based on this information. The use of information from this publication concerning proprietary products for publicity or advertising is not permitted. Reproduction in whole or part of any contents of this publication (either in print form or electronically) without prior permission is strictly prohibited. Volume copyright Henley Media Group Limited unless otherwise stated.

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