15 Dec '11, 6am

Can We Realise a #GreenEconomy? It's All in the Numbers - Achim Steiner

Can We Realise a #GreenEconomy? It's All in the Numbers - Achim Steiner

Can We Realise a Green Economy? It's All in the Numbers Wed, Dec 14, 2011 Day by day, we see a key challenge to better care for the atmosphere, air, land, water and seas: namely, how to best utilise the mounting data from satellites and monitoring stations in ways that are useful to people and the planet. More intelligent harvesting and management of environmental data is going to be among the keys to how far and how fast a sustainable 21st century can be forged. By Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) This article first appeared in the National Newspaper Abu Dhabi on 12 December 2011 Further Resources UNEP Green Economy Initiative Eye on Earth Summit Africa is arguably the most vulnerable Continent to climate change on many counts-gathering high quality weather and climate data is therefore crucial fo...

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