Countries like Bangladesh and India must endeavour to make the global green fund operational at the ensuing Durban summit to combat climate change impacts, said eminent environmentalists at an international
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We need new economic indicators to measure prosperity in an inclusive and carbon-liable world In June next year world leaders will gather in the joyful city of Rio de Janeiro to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) — the Earth Summit. It will be 40 years since the Stockholm conference, when the question of the environment first caught global attention. At Stockholm, developing countries were uncertain — Indira Gandhi, India’s then prime minister, was the only leader from this part of the world to attend the meet.