Goodall, Clinton and Cousteau at Eye Earth Summit Abu Dhabi

Green Prophet

The four day summit was organized by the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) and the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) in partnership with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).

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For Some Iranians Meatless Monday Isn’t a Choice

Green Prophet

“The Middle East is facing sharp increases in meat consumption that have the potential to significantly harm our health and the environment.

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Latest UN Environment Report Describes a 'Threatened Planet

The Green Changemakers

Link source : The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) has released its latest detailed report, "Global Environment Outlook: environment for development (GEO-4)," which examines the state of the planet from a number of different aspects. The first one, "Environment and Development, Our Common Future" [the Brundtland Commission], appeared 20 years ago. Environment for Development 2.

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UN Report Indicates Drastically Rising Temperatures This Century

Eco Friendly Daily

In addition, resulting data from 2009 has shown that the recession impacted developed nations, not developing nations. According to a report by the United Nations Environment Program, the current goals of climate change will not be met by the current promises of the nations involved.

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6 Excellent Reasons to Peg Your Plastic Habit

Green Prophet

We know it won’t be easy, but because you’ll have to come up with creative alternatives, you’ll thrive from being inventive, you’ll save the planet, and you are likely to end up with a bit of extra money in your pocket!

Cities: The Drivers of Sustainable Human Development and Prosperity

The Green Changemakers

As we plan for the future of our planet, it is imperative that we consider the effects of development on both the environment and human populations. Recently, the UN Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT) launched its “ State of the World’s Cities Report 2012/2013 ” which addresses the prosperity of cities.

Blue is the New Green: Water Conservation in a LEED Home, Part 1 Inside

Green Life Smart Life

By the year 2025, if present water consumption patterns continue, 2 out of every 3 people on the planet will live in water stressed conditions as reported by the United Nations Environment Program. When we talk utilities, energy tops the list of resources people are looking to save. That electric bill and oil or gas bill crosses the mailbox every month, but water is quarterly in Narragansett and in some towns might only come once per year.

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Development: Time to leave GDP behind

The Green Changemakers

Gross domestic product is a misleading measure of national success. Even before the United Nations began requiring countries to collect data to report national GDP, Simon Kuznets, the metric''s chief architect, had warned against equating its growth with well-being.

Entrepreneurs of the Natural World Show Case Their Ground Breaking Solutions to the Environmental Challenges of the 21st Century

The Green Changemakers

The initiative is the brainchild of the Biomimicry Guild and the Zero Emission Research and Initiatives (ZERI) in partnership with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and IUCN-the World Conservation Union. Indeed the way nature makes novel substances; generates energy and synthesizes unique structures are the secrets to how humans can survive and thrive on this planet.” Beetle-Based Water Harvesting By 2025, the United Nations forecasts that 1.8

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Creating the future we want

The Green Changemakers

We are optimistic that we have the capacity to meet these challenges and achieve a strong global economy while advancing social well-being and protecting human health and the environment. A starting point for pressures on the global environment is population growth. Alan D.

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