18 Nov '11, 7am

2% of Global GDP Invested in 10 Sectors; Result: A ‘Green Global Economy’: UN Report

“A green economy was a low-carbon economy, and a departure from the ‘business-as-usual’ approach was needed when building it,” the information officer reported Efik as saying. “A ‘global commons principle’ should be applied and the benefits reaped from the green economy shared by all, emphasizing that the green economy was not only about the environment, but about reducing poverty and must be approached with an understanding that those concepts were all interconnected.”

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/11/18/2-of-global-gdp-inves...

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