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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, speaking at the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan, yesterday emphasized the need to "embed Disaster Risk Reduction into the ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 02:32 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
It's not hard to imagine that those nations of the world most impacted by effects of Climate Change, are also those nations of the world most willing to acknowledge the very real risks -- both ...
by jamess
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Apr 13, 2014 at 09:13 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
The World We Want. It's MY WORLD , right? Well, here's your chance to have identify action on climate change as the key priority.
by boatsie
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Aug 15, 2013 at 07:27 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
cross-posted from Voices on the Square Congressman John Mica, Republican from the Florida 7th district and member (former chair) of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, has ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 53 comments on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 04:57 PM PDT with 79 Recommends
The United Nations launched yesterday MDGMomentem, 1000 days of Action with a 1000 hour digital rally to highlight of their accomplishments and the work remaining to address development ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Apr 06, 2013 at 04:55 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Is it reasonable to think that earth can not sustain a human population of 9 billion and maintain other forms of life? Using Google scholar and Wikipedia as databases I researched the ...
by marthature
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Mar 09, 2013 at 10:08 AM PST with 14 Recommends
The term synchronicity is coined by Jung to express a concept that belongs to him. It is about acausal connection of two or more psycho-physic phenomena. This concept was inspired to him by a ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 08:39 AM PST with 29 Recommends
We could spend hours debating what scares us most about the Republicans. For me, it is unquestionably the conspiracy theories - which now have a place even in the official party platform. Just ...
by kindler
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 05:54 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
“Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math” — Bill McKibben’s call for a carbon divestment movement Note: Tom Athanasiou , a long-time left-green writer and critic, is Executive Director of ...
by tomathanasiou
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Aug 22, 2012 at 05:00 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
As Bay Area representatives of Rio+20 NGOs, major negotiating blocs and civil society participants prepare to report in at tomorrow's RioRaps, pre-meeting reading materials present conflicting ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 08:20 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet . Today, the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) and the Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet project were proud ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jun 28, 2012 at 09:04 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
It is despicably disingenuous that Hillary Clinton came here to be applauded while her negotiators were ordered to object to language that reflected the principles and hope of the first Earth Summit ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 11:55 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Greenpeace is @CallingAllOwls - pls RT and @ it to leaders #RioPlus20 + ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jun 20, 2012 at 06:05 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
A Date with History: 17 yr old Brittany Trilford addresses world leaders at the UN Earth Summit A nd the talks begin. (Follow the Guardian's Live blog ) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jun 20, 2012 at 09:29 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Greenpeace International called the Rio +20 text "a polluter’s charter that will cook the planet, empty the oceans and wreck the rain forests." In my opinion, the revised negotiating text of the ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Jun 19, 2012 at 01:18 PM PDT with 57 Recommends
Vandana Shiva "The Earth is the Biggest Employer"
by boatsie
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jun 19, 2012 at 09:21 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
As the countdown for civic participation on final recommendations for sustainable development looms, the last round of official negotiations begins tomorrow with only 20% agreement on the final ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 04:22 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
This article was written by Tom Athanasiou, Executive Director of EcoEquity , a project of Earth Island Institute. It is being cross-posted with his permission. (See original ) The Bonn workshop ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 10:40 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Ecocity Builders and the United Nations NGO Major Group's proposal 'Global Standards of Sustainability for Cities' has advanced to the final round of the Rio+20 Dialogues . Please support us so that ...
by citisven
Comment Count 47 comments on Fri Jun 08, 2012 at 01:26 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
(May 24, 2012 – London/New York/Wellington/Rio de Janeiro) A school pupil from Wellington, New Zealand has been selected as winner of a global youth speech contest, to ‘speak truth to power’ ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 09:25 AM PDT with 15 Recommends