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

kristy The Power of Yin

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 …

No Need to Despair on Biodiversity

kristy Green Prosperity

No Need to Despair on Biodiversity By IDN Environment Desk IDN-InDepth NewsAnalysis (IDN) – Humankind will suffer annual losses of ‘natural capital’ valued at between 1.3 to 3.1 trillion Euros, if ‘business as usual’ deforestation and land use change continue, according to United Nations’ latest estimates. These stupendous figures exceed …