13 Mar '12, 10am

Want to know more on this years #worldenvironmentday theme 'green economy, does it include you?' #wed2012 #greeneconomy

Green Economy: Does it include you? The 2012 theme for World Environment Day is Green Economy: Does it include you? Evidently, there are two parts to this theme and the first tackles the subject of the Green Economy. This is where some people shut off their minds because they find the concept of the Green Economy a little too complex to understand. On the contrary, the Green Economy is really something that is applicable all around you and it is easy to imagine how you fit in it. Visit the ‘What is the Green Economy? ’ page to read a layman’s narrative of this concept. The UN Environment Programme defines the Green Economy as one that results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities . In its simplest expression, a green economy can be thought of as one which is low carbon , resource efficient...

Full article: http://unep.org/wed/theme/

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