Archive for 'International'
Every 22 March, World Water Day focuses attention on the importance of freshwater and the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This year World Water Day is also dedicated to the theme of cooperation around water.
Communicating Climate Change and Migration, a UKCCMC report, provides guidance to organisations attempting to communicate the complex relationship between climate change and the movement of people across borders.
In its 2013 Climate Change and Environmental Risk Atlas risk analysis company Maplecroft evaluates the risks to populations and business from the onset of climate change in 197 countries over the next 30 years.
During his visit to India for the UN Convention on Biological Diversity in Hyderabad Environment Minister Richard Benyon also visited sustainable businesses that protect the environment and operate profitably.
Stakeholder Forum's Farooq Ullah reflects on the Rio+20 conference, finding some successes to celebrate - on corporate sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals, stakeholder engagement - but no great leap to the future we want.
Publications round-up: People and the planet, savings and tax, business value, international climate goals »
The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development: the Royal Society's People and the planet report; saving for a sustainable future; building business value; international climate goals.
26-29 March 2012, London: the Planet under Pressure conference will look at solutions to challenge of global sustainability, aiming to provide scientific leadership towards the 2012 UN Rio +20 conference in June.
The UN High-level Panel on Global Sustainability's final report, Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing, makes 56 recommendations to put sustainable development into practice and mainstream it into economic policy.
The EC's Energy Roadmap 2050 explores how the EU can achieve its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 80%-95% below 1990 levels by 2050, while also improving the competitiveness and the security of supply.
Rio+20, the UN conference on sustainable development, takes place in Rio de Janeiro on 20-22 June 2012, twenty years after the Rio Earth Summit, focusing on green economy and the institutional framework for sustainable development.