Happy and sustainable 2013 ! (starting season 7)

2013Dear visitors, readers and subscribers. Today, January 2nd, this humble blog turns SIX. As this is the first 2013 post, I would like to wish you and your loved ones a happy, healthy and sustainable year 2012 !

I have tried from day one to bring you a selection of the latest news and best researches on everything pertaining to climate, energy and sustainability. I hope you are enjoying reading it as I am writing it.

To start Season seven let’s review today what happened in 2012 with a selection of the 25 posts that encapsulate how the year was.

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A green economy could create 60 million jobs

According to the United Nations Environment Program : ” The transformation to a greener economy could generate 15 to 60 million additional jobs globally over the next two decades and lift tens of millions of workers out of poverty. “

Filled with plenty of interesting facts and figures, UNEP’s latest report – Working towards sustainable development: Opportunities for decent work and social inclusion in a green economy – is simply a must read.

But to unleash this massive potential, countries all around the world have to set up the right policies as soon as possible. And this is the biggest problem.

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Worth an article – My April 2012 tweets

I have been committed since January 2007 to bring you each month a selection of the latest headlines and best researches on sustainable development, climate change and the world energy sector.

However, I don’t blog as much as I would like to and generally write around 25 posts per month. But many more news are worth reading. This is why I use Twitter to share dozens of news that are worth your time.

I believe it offers a good complement to this website. So if you are on Twitter and like this selection, don’t hesitate to start following me.

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Rio 20+ could be a huge disappointment

The Guardian published last week a lenghty article on how the Rio 20+ conference – which will take place in June – might be a huge disappointment as little has been done since and even less might be done. Due to last only three days when the original event lasted two full weeks, there shouldn’t … Read more

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