Global Environment Outlook

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The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) is often referred to as UN Environment’s flagship environmental assessment.  The first publication was in 1997 and was originally requested by Member States. It is a flagship report because it fulfills the core functions of the organization, which date back to the UN General Assembly resolution that established the UN Environment Programme in 1972.

The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) is a consultative and participatory process to prepare an independent assessment of the state of the environment, the effectiveness of the policy response to address these environmental challenges and the possible pathways to be achieve various internationally agreed environmental goals.  The process also builds capacity for conducting integrated environmental assessments and reporting on the state, trends and outlooks of the environment. The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) is also a series of products that informs environmental decision-making for not only governments but also various stakeholders such as the youth, businesses and local governments and aims to facilitate the interaction between science and policy.

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聚焦地球 - 全球环境展望

第六期《全球环境展望》,也称《全球环境展望6》,是针对世界环境的最全面评估报告,覆盖一系列话题,问题及潜在解决方案。《全球环境展望》不是普通的报告,而是一个综合报告,它揭示我们应该采取哪些行动,才能确保地球行至在正确的轨道上。

 

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