Rio+20

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First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Measuring the inclusive growth

When the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) deadline expires next year, the world will be able to point to several important achievements since their launch in 2000.Extreme poverty has been halved during this period; an estimated 100 million slum-dwellers ... [Published Times of Oman - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Biking to Brazil

Former Whistler resident Naomi Devine is chasing her dream to attend the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development by travelling to Brazil the most sustainable way she knows how - on a bike."I'd been wanting an adventure for a long time, ... [Published Whistler Question - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

World Water Week

Blog 0Milton Catelin, WCA Chief ExecutiveThe organisers of – the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) – have chosen this year’s theme to be Energy and Water. In its report Energy and Water: -The Vital Link for a Sustainable Future ,  SIWI outlines ... [Published World Coal Institute - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Measuring Inclusive Growth

WASHINGTON, DC – When the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) deadline expires next year, the world will be able to point to several important achievements since their launch in 2000. Extreme poverty has been halved during this period; an estimated 100 ... [Published Project Syndicate - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Disability Moving Towards a Post 2015 Development Agenda

DIRCO convened an inter-governmental meeting on 14 August to update departments on the process. Herewith a summary of current status towards the development of the Post 2015Development Agenda:Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)o   The MDGs are eight ... [Published We Can Change Our World - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Good News from Mr. WU

! The UN Report on Finance for Sustainable Development shows the global economics paradigm shifting: from today's financial model of the global casino dominated by high-frequency trading and multi-trillions in derivative positions far exceeding the real ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Turkmenistan smoothly transiting to 'green' economy

:11 (GMT+05:00)By Aynur JafarovaTurkmenistan is smoothly transiting to 'green' economy, the use of modern, environmentally friendly and resource-saving technologies in the oil and gas, power generation and transportation industries.These remarks were ... [Published Azer News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Redefining Gross Domestic Product to Account for Sustainability

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on CityMinded.org .By Meghna TareIn 2010, Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff published a study “ Growth in a Time of Debt”  that became one of the most famous, most talked about economics papers since the financial ... [Published Triple Pundit - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

New Cultural Lenses to Create a Sustainable Future

Verona, Piazza delle ErbeToday I was passing by Verona, the city of Juliet and Romeo, the Roman arena hosting international opera and lyrical performances and hometown of Latin love poet Catullus. When entering the city, a big brown plaque informed me ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: Promoting Responsible Energy Pricing

Managing Director, International Monetary FundCenter for Global Development, July 31, 2014As prepared for deliveryI am delighted to be back at the Center for Global Development, and I would like especially to thank Nancy Birdsall and Lawrence MacDonald ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Environment awareness workshop on Aug 4

The C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation will organize a pre-proposal workshop for National Environment Awareness Campaign in support of non-governmental organizations, schools, training institutions, professional associations, scientific bodies and community ... [Published The Echo Of India - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

UK ratifies UN WC at Rio!

25 June 2012 At the Rio+20 meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and the UK government announced that the UK will accede to the UN Watercourses Convention to help ensure that the world's 263 international boundary crossing rivers are protected and ... [Published IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy and Scien ... - Jul 21 2014]

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...Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was established in 1992 with the explicit objective of stabilizing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere "at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system (Article 2, 2014)." However, even with this rhetoric agreed upon by over 190 nations, GHG emissions have continued to rise virtually unabated...
"I'd been wanting an adventure for a long time, probably since I was a little kid, but living in Whistler really brought that back to the forefront for me" she told The Question on Monday (Feb. 13)

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World: Food Security and Nutrition in Small Isl... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 7 hours ago]
World: Pacific Island MPs commit to Health and ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 20 hours ago]
Measuring the inclusive growth [Published Times of Oman - 21 hours ago]
Curtain Raiser of the Third International Confe... [Published IISD - Aug 31 2014]
Lessons from Kyoto: A Vision for Effective Glob... [Published The Energy Collective - Aug 29 2014]
Biking to Brazil [Published Whistler Question - Aug 29 2014]
"Unlocking Full Potentials of the Blue Economy ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 28 2014]
World Water Week [Published World Coal Institute - Aug 28 2014]
Your views - Durable Partnerships for the Pacif... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 28 2014]
Building REDD+ Expertise to Address Climate Cha... [Published All About Shipping - Aug 27 2014]
Final Programme for World Water Week - water-en... [Published WaterBriefing - Aug 25 2014]
UN Internet Summit: Communists, Socialists, Glo... [Published New American - Aug 23 2014]
Measuring Inclusive Growth [Published Project Syndicate - Aug 22 2014]
Disability Moving Towards a Post 2015 Developme... [Published We Can Change Our World - Aug 22 2014]
AESS Webinar : UN Sustainable Development Goals... [Published Columbia Earth Institute - Aug 22 2014]
Focus on Private Sector: UN Should Lend Firm... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 21 2014]
Deputy Director for Public-Private Cooperation [Published Eco-Business - Aug 21 2014]
Sustainable Governance: For a New Style of Gove... [Published Jakarta Globe - Aug 21 2014]
Good News from Mr. WU [Published Individual.com - Aug 20 2014]
Good News from Mr. WU [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 20 2014]
Turkmenistan smoothly transiting to 'green' eco... [Published Azer News - Aug 20 2014]
International Trade and Sustainable Development... [Published ICTSD - Aug 19 2014]
UNDP injects P25m into bio-energy [Published Mmegi Online - Aug 18 2014]
Review Of Creating Climate Wealth: Unlocking Th... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 16 2014]
How the U.N. Is Grappling With the Role of Citi... [Published The Atlantic Cities - Aug 15 2014]
Big tourism chance for small states [Published Travel Mole - Aug 13 2014]
Under pressure: convergence against Agenda 21 i... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 12 2014]
Transform global governance to deliver sustaina... [Published Eco-Business - Aug 12 2014]
Improving Environmental Performance and Value C... [Published Environmental Leader - Aug 11 2014]
Will these Sustainable Development Goals get us... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Aug 11 2014]
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World: Food Security and Nutrition in Small Isl... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 7 hours ago]
Source: Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: World The outcome document of Rio+20, “The Future We Want” (United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, June 2012) acknowledged that SIDS remains a special case for sustainable development. ...
World: Pacific Island MPs commit to Health and ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 20 hours ago]
Source: The Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and DevelopmentCountry: World Parliamentarians have a strategic role in implementing the health and human rights goals nations are committing to at the UN’s 3rd Small Islands Developing States ...
Good News from Mr. WU [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 20 2014]
UN Member States Receive Report on Finance for Sustainable Development SOURCE: Ethical Markets DESCRIPTION: Good News from Mr. WU! The  UN Report on Finance for Sustainable Development  shows the global economics paradigm shifting: from today’s financial ...
Will these Sustainable Development Goals get us... [Published From Poverty to Power by Duncan Green - Aug 11 2014]
Kate Raworth left Oxfam’s research team last year to devote herself to some really pioneering thinking on how to combine environmental and social concerns in a new approach she calls ‘ doughnut economics ‘ (book due in 2016 – it could be a biggie). ...
Open Working Group: a valuable report on the ro... [Published Andris Piebalgs' blog - Jul 24 2014]
The Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals has just published its Outcome Document – the culmination of a lengthy process that brings together the follow –up of the 2010 UN  Summit on the Millennium Development Goals and the 2012 ...
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