This short animated film produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) highlights the role forests can play in national development, green economy and climate change. The film also reviews the impact of forests on business as usual and on transformative solutions.
This video by the International Labour Organization (ILO) presents Burkina Faso's first plastic recycling centre. This is paving the way for a new kind of development project. It provides a money earner to the poor while tackling environmental pollution. Local industry also benefits as the recycled plastic granules cost half the price of importing new plastic from abroad.
This United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) video discusses the linkage between climate change and human development. The Human Development Report 2007/2008 specifically deals with this issue and warns that the world has less than a decade to avoid a climate change crisis that could bring unprecedented reversals in poverty reduction, nutrition, health and education to the world's poorest people.
This video by Ibrahima Fall, a well known Senegalese filmmaker, is a documentation of the work of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in climate change projects in selected African countries. It includes interviews with environment ministers of African countries that have been benefiting from GEF support and a number of key political figures.
This video, produced by the Food Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Forestry Commission of the United Kingdom, explains how society can combat climate change by conserving and managing existing forests, by tackling causes of deforestation and by planting new forests.
Marie Elangovan, exponent of the traditional Indian dance Bharatanatyam, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), worked with five young dancers on a choreography titled “Beyond Boundaries”. The dance depicts the damages caused by climate change to the environment and human health.
Rajendra Pachauri, Head of the IPCC and Director of the Yale Climate and Energy Institute, giving a keynote presentation on climate change science at the opening session of the UNITAR-Yale Conference on Environmental Governance and Democracy (17-19 September 2010, New Haven, USA).