Monday 19 March 2012
Africa: How Do We Get Businesses Engaged in Helping Address Climate Change?AllAfrica.com | 19 Mar 2012
[AlertNet] It's been a dilemma for decades: how to engage the private sector - and the billions of dollars and millions of employees it can bring to the table - to help tackle the problems climate change is expected to bring, including rising sea levels, more intense storms and worsening drought?
Africa: Environment - Act Now or Face Costly Consequences, Warns OECDAllAfrica.com | 19 Mar 2012
[UNEP] "Greener sources of growth can help governments today as they tackle these pressing challenges. Greening agriculture, water and energy supply and manufacturing will be critical by 2050 to meet the needs of over 9 billion people." said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurr'a.
Government 'not keeping green vows'The Independent | 19 Mar 2012
Just 2 per cent of people think the coalition is living up to Prime Minister David Cameron's promise to be the "greenest government ever", a poll revealed today.
Climate change: make industry pay for carbon emissions, US congressman saysGuardian Unlimited | 19 Mar 2012
Putting a price on carbon will benefit environment and cut deficit by raising money, Henry Waxman arguesThe way Henry Waxman sees it, Congress faces two huge challenges: cutting the deficit and protecting the country from the worst consequences of climate change. Why not act on both together?...
Winds of change blow through China as spending on renewable energy soarsGuardian Unlimited | 19 Mar 2012
World's biggest polluter spends £4bn a year on wind and solar power generation in single region as it aims to cut fossil fuel useThe remote, wind-blasted desert of northwestern Gansu could be the most unloved, environmentally abused corner of China. It is home to the country's first oilfield and...
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