Monday, June 10, 2013

Climate Change Meets Sustainable Development

UN's Ban: Greater efforts needed to alleviate water insecurity
The world will run out of freshwater unless more is done to make water supplies more secure, says United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Post-2015 development goals need to include "a set of goals for sustainable development, water and biodiversity," Ban says. Responding to Climate Change (U.K.) (5/21)

Monday, June 3, 2013

World Environment Day

The theme for this year’s World Environment Day celebrations is Think. Eat. Save. Think. Eat. Save is an anti-food waste and food loss campaign that encourages you to reduce your food print. Every year 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted. This is equivalent to the same amount produced in the whole of sub-Saharan Africa. At the same time, 1 in every 7 people in the world go to bed hungry and more than 20,000 children under the age of 5 die daily from hunger. 

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