Archives for posts with tag: GreenEconomy

Valuing Natural Resources Critical to Africa's 'Green Economy' Growth - UN

An inclusive green economy has potential to improve human well-being & social equity, significantly reducing environmental risks & ecological scarcities,” UNEP told political leaders & actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Founding Chair of R20 Initiative.

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ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Blog Report: ENVIRONMENT WINNERS, By Ambassador Mo
Environmental action inspired/galvanized by Australia, Bangladesh, Colombia, India, & Kenya based projects gained recognition/awards for this year’s World Environment Day Challenge in announcement made this week (August 2) by UN.  The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) challenged people across the world to pledge an environmental activity for chance to win a Kia Motors fuel-efficient car. –MORE–
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ECOLOGY DIPLOMAT Blog Report: WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY SETS HOPES FOR RIO+20, By Ambassador Mo
World Environment Day comes at a unique moment this year in advance of Rio+20 Conference scheduled to start in 2 weeks. “Rio+20 is our opportunity to deepen global commitment to sustainable development. We should make progress on some of the building blocks of sustainability – energy, water, food, cities, oceans, jobs & empowerment of women,” is message of UNSG Ban Ki-moon. -More-
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ECOLOGY-DIPLOMAT Report: CHAMPIONS OF EARTH WINNERS FOR 2012, By Ambassador Mo
Today is WORLD ENVIRONMENT Day & we herald the champions. Mongolia’s President, Tsakhia Elbegdorj; Brazilian banker Fábio C. Barbosa; renewable energy entrepreneur Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber – United Arab Emirates; Swiss aeronaut Dr. Bertrand Piccard; Dutch scientist Dr. Sander van der Leeuw; Kenyan Maasai conservationist Samson Parashina were winners of, 2012 Champions of the Earth. –More–
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