Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Much green talk. No green progress.

If rising middle classes of emerging economies were to emulate the consumption patterns of rich countries, two planets would be needed by 2040

The reports also show the growing weight of the developing world not only in the global economy but also in global chemicals production, resource extraction and use, and transport demand. It highlights the rapid growth of automobile ownership and e-waste generation and trade as major challenges. UN Report via Share the Worlds Resources

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