Monthly Archives: January 2012

Rio +20 and The Green Economy

18 Jan, 2012 - By

Rio+20 and the Green Economy; how to make prosperity sustainable Stella Thomas Speaks at Rio+20 & The Green Economy This conference featured a diverse group trying to identify new ways to tackle the huge challenges of sustainability and prosperity the world faces, in the run-up to the Rio+20 conference. We agreed that we were currently […]

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Climate Change Linked to Waterborne Diseases in Inuit Communities

18 Jan, 2012 - By

As global warming triggers heavier rainfall and faster snowmelt in the Arctic, Inuit communities in Canada are reporting more cases of illness attributed to pathogens that have washed into surface water and groundwater, according to a new study. The findings corroborate past research that suggests indigenous people worldwide are being disproportionately affected by climate change. […]

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