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This week’s UN summit on biodiversity ended with some hopeful results but there is still a lack of full awareness that protecting the planet’s eco-systems is much more than a moral obligation. “We have a moral obligation to be careful stewards of the planet for future generations”, said EU Commission President Barroso in his speech… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer

“Not an environment scare story” is the ironic title of the Independent’s coverage of the fourth Global Environment Outlook: environment for development (GEO-4) assessment published by the United Nations Environment Programme on 25 October. The report makes indeed for some pretty dire reading. Climate change, population explosion, declining availablity of water, biodiversity loss, growing pollution… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer

European ministers for urban planning will be adopting the Leipzig Charter on European Sustainable Cities when they meet in the German city from 24 to 25 May. EurActiv has special coverage on cities and sustainability during the whole week. On Wednesday 23th, the UK government will present a new Energy White Paper. One of the… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer