Newsletter 1/2012 English

kristy Global Citizen, Sustainability News

It’s the year 2012 and still more than 1.6 billion people around the world have no access to electricity. Reason enough for the United Nations to declare 2012 the “International Year of Sustainable Energy for All” . Especially Africa faces big challenges but also great opportunities. 650 million people live …

Policies for Mobilizing Nature-based Adaptation Action in Africa

kristy Green Prosperity, Sustainability News, Earth Systems Science

Policies for Mobilizing Nature-based Adaptation Action in Africa Organized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Trevor Sandwith, IUCN, talked about IUCN projects on a climate change, mountain ecosystem and development. He underscored that we are at the threshold of learning about climate change issues, such as the …

Pacific Energy, ICT, Transport Ministers Conclude Inaugural Joint Meeting

kristy Sustainability News

Pacific Energy, ICT, Transport Ministers Conclude Inaugural Joint Meeting 8_April_2011: The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) convened the inaugural Joint Regional Meeting for Energy, Information and Communication Technology and Transport, from 4-8 April 2011, in Noumea, New Caledonia. The meeting discussed the cross-cutting impacts of the three sectors in …