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Jeffrey Sachs: an Economist himself

I’d heard it all before; sustainable development is the only future for an increasingly global society, steeping in a burning cocktail of social injustices, stark economic inequalities and environmental degradation. 385 more words

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Magical, mysterious, essential - and being unthinkingly destroyed

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By Peter Melchett – 14 April 2015

Soils are magical and mysterious, essential to all life on earth, but extremely vulnerable, and being terribly damaged. 915 more words

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UN-DESA Grant 2015: Energy for Sustainable Development

The United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) has launched a call for applications to foster dissemination and scaling-up of successful experiences and best practices in sustainable energy and sustainable development. 182 more words

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Tomorrowland is coming

Disney’s new film Tomorrowland starring George Clooney and Hugh Laurie will be a monument to scientific curiosity and innovation that could inspire the next generation to change the world. 252 more words

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GREEN AND SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE PROCUREMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

by Victor Tembo

Every organisation has responsibilities to the society in which it operates. Responsibilities to its clients and non-clients. These responsibilities including upholding the rule of law, observing the highest ethical standards and delighting the client. 1,255 more words

Hey!

In the past four years, I’ve trail-blazed my path of a nontraditional education, often finding myself in new cities working on various projects at different nonprofits. 140 more words

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CEFC profits mean a big win for Australia too

Wondering if anyone is actually investing in clean energy in Australia? Well the CEFC is investing – to the tune of $931 million. 474 more words

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