Global Environment Outlook-5


Main report

This is a major contribution to the public understanding of the way ecosystems and the atmosphere are responding to patterns of unprecedented consumption and production. 



Summary for policy makers

The GEO-5 Summary for Policy Makers was negotiated and endorsed at an intergovernmental meeting from 29 to 31 January 2012 in the City of Gwangju, Republic of Korea.


GEO 5 for gov

GEO-5 for local government

The report highlights the role that local authorities can play in meeting internationally agreed goals and targets and in addressing local, regional and global environmental challenges.


GEO5 video

GEO-5 Video

The fifth edition of the Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-5), launched on the eve of the Rio+20 Summit, assessed 90 of the most-important environmental goals and objectives.


GEO5 for youth

GEO-5 for youth

The time for action is now. Don’t wait until it is too late to make a difference! Change has to start with each of us.                                                                              


GEO-5 for business

GEO-for Business

The world is not on track to achieve the environmental dimension of the Sustainable Development Goals or other internationally agreed environmental goals by 2030