Fifth World Water Forum

Mar 29 2009 - 9:41am

The Fifth World Water Forum, the world's biggest ever water-related event with 33,058 participants from 192 countries, took place...

Education Ministers Announce "Bonn Declaration"

Apr 20 2009 - 10:36pm

Source: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)


Half the world population threatened with food crisis by 2100

Jan 12 2009 - 4:57am

Because of impacts of global warming on agricultural productivity, there is high probability that by the end of the century half the world's population will face serious food shortages,...

Climate Change Treaty Talks in Poznań, Poland

Jan 12 2009 - 11:57am

The Climate Change Conference (COP14) met in Poznań, Poland from December 1 through December 12 to rule on the the post-Kyoto Protocol period starting in 2012 . At the opening session, the UN...

What can we learn from the Swedes?

Jan 12 2009 - 1:53pm

Following her trip to Sweden, Gail Karlsson looks at possibilities for
reducing individual and household consumption and making sustainability a