UNEP : Twelve billion trees have been planted

Yes, you read that right : twelve (12!) billion trees have been planted within the UNEP Billion Tree Campaign. The landmark was reached in November in Kenya. (Was it an homage to¬†Wangari Maathai ?) To the official website : ” China is the leading participating country, having planted a total of 2.8 billion trees under … Read more

GE : Solar cheaper than fossil fuels by 2016

After the quite depressing news from the International Energy Agency yesterday, here is something that might cheer you up. If proven true, this could literally change everything. According to Bloomberg : ” Solar power may be cheaper than electricity generated by fossil fuels and nuclear reactors within three to five years because of innovations, said … Read more

The fifth World Water Forum

Jialing riverThis week in Istanbul, Turkey, around 15,000 water specialists are meeting for the fifth World Water Forum. This occurs as water scarcity is increasing and is due to keep on doing so around the world.

With the goal of bridging divides over water, this forum will tackle international issues as water scarcity is at the center of many international problems as two thirds of Mankind are due to suffer of water shortages by 2025.

Climate change isn’t the only problem that will reinforce water scarcity as demographic growth, energy production and pollution are also important issues.

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