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  • Around the World (Environment Day) in 80 ways
    Around the World (Environment Day) in 80 ways
    June 5th is World Environment Day (WED) – an annual event promoted by the United Nations to raise awareness of environmental issues. Although the theme of this year’s WED is small island developing states around the world that are...
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    UN chief Ban Ki-moon targets food waste on World Environment Day
    In his statement from New York City for World Environment Day on Wednesday June 5, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, while calling on the international community to create better access to adequate food for all and greater productivity...
  • How will your green business celebrate World Environment Day?
    How will you and your coworkers celebrate World Environment Day?
    What are your green business’ plans for June 5th? That’s World Environment Day (WED) – the 41st since the United Nation’s Environmental Programme (UNEP) got off the ground in 1973.This year’s theme is Think-Eat-Save,...
  • Steiner attends G8 Environmental Ministers Meeting
    UN: Permafrost melt could greatly increase global warming effects
    In a report released on Tuesday, the United Nations warned that melting of permafrost in the northern hemisphere could release massive amounts of carbon-based greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, significantly affecting global warming due to...
  • World Environment Day 2012
    Celebrating World Environment Day
    Earth Day may be over, but today brought us another opportunity to celebrate and do something good for the planet. World Environment Day, commemorated each June 5th, is a day where communities all over the world unite to honor Mother Earth through...
  • World Environment Day 2012
    Celebrating World Environment Day
    Earth Day may be over, but today is another opportunity to celebrate and do something good for the planet. World Environment Day, celebrated today all over the world, is offering a host of green activities and ceremonies you can get involved with...
  • World Environment Day 2012
    World Environment Day 2012
    On June 5th 2012, the United Nations Environment Programme will lead the 40th celebration of World Environment Day. The purpose of this event is to get people asking questions and looking to take initiative that will inspire energy reform. This...
  • World Environment Day
    7 ways your green business can observe World Environment Day
    On June 5th, millions around the world will be celebrating World Environment Day (WED), an event promoted by the United Nations to increase worldwide awareness of environmental issues and encourage political action.This year, the theme of WED is ...
  • Public policies that will either expand or constrain renewable energy
    Renewables could meet 80% of world energy needs by mid century
    Close to 80 percent of the world's energy supply could be met by renewables by mid-century if backed by the right enabling public policies a new report shows. Many high hurdles stand in the way. The optimistic view of the scenarios assessed,...
  • Is Meat Killing the Planet?
    Is Meat killing the Planet? UN says diet change will slow climate change
    The pink elephant in the room of global warming discussions is the link between animal agriculture and accelerating climate change. To put it frankly – if we stop eating meat, we will quickly slow down global warming. According to a new...
  • Sources of shorter lived warming agents
    UN says shorter lived GHG key to slowing global warming
    According to a new UN study, the pace of climate change could be cut in half if immediate measures are taken toward shorter lived greenhouse gases. By increasing emphasis on shorter lived climate forcers like black carbon, methane and ground level...
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