Could A Mass Media Campaign Save The World?

By Martha Shaw United Nations CSD-19 prioritized sustainable consumption and production. With hundreds of billions in media spent each year in hopes that we’ll consume more, how much media would it take for us to consume less? Much of the discussion last week at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable …

Un Chief Urges Change In Resource Consumption Patterns

UN CHIEF URGES CHANGE IN RESOURCE CONSUMPTION PATTERNS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, May 13 2011 7:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need for fundamental changes in humanity’s resource consumption patterns and values, saying the planet’s natural environment is under unprecedented pressure with far-reaching social and economic consequences. “Our …

Women on the road to Rio+20 convene at United Nations CSD-19.

Women on the road to Rio+20 convene at United Nations CSD-19 By Martha Shaw After three days at the 19th session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-19), I began thinking about how important women’s leadership is to the tiered mission of Rio+20 also known as Earth Summit …