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The Role of Women in Disaster Risk Reduction

Women are disproportionately impacted by disasters but they are rarely included in disaster planning. That must change.

Cities on the Verge: How Data and Technology Will Accelerate Urban Sustainability

GreenBiz's VERGE Salon focused on next-gen buildings and cities

World Leaders Challenged to Address Climate Change by NYC March

Reposter.net, April 2011(3BL Media and Just Means) - Tens of thousands of people are expected to march alongside environmentalist Bill McKibben in New York City on September 20 and 21st.  In a recently published article he wrote in Rolling Stone, “A Call to Arms: An Invitation to Demand Action on Climate Change,” McKibben invited all to join him to make a ‘loud movement,’ lifting banners that say  “CLIMATE/JOBS. TWO CRISES, ONE SOLUTION.”

Water Wars: Fighting Over Earth's Most Precious Fluid

With global water use growing at more than twice the rate of human population increase in the last century, the issue of water security is quickly rising to the top. When it comes to life's most precious fluid, mankind has two very different choices: conflict or cooperation

2012: My Year of Learning, Talking and Writing About Sustainability

plastic1What I learned, who I talked to and why we need to rethink the idea of a "quantum leap" to get to a sustainable future

C4C at COP18: The Role of Business in the Global Climate Fight

viewimageaspxThe signatories of Caring for Climate, the UN climate action platform for business, met in Doha. Now the real work begins

Kyoto Protocol Extension Receives Mixed Reviews

coal-plantNearly 200 countries have agreed to extend the Kyoto Protocol, a treaty intended to limit the greenhouse gas (GHG) output of countries around the world.

Stock Exchanges Emerge as New Drivers of Global Sustainability Agenda

399px-nasdaqNASDAQ becomes the first North American Exchange to join the United Nations Global Compact

Don't Miss the Forest for the Trees: Deforestation and Sustainable Finance

forest_logging_in_malaysiaWe are rapidly destroying the world's forests. Sustainable forest financing can help


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