Posts Tagged ‘ UN ’

Rio Focus: Wiser.org Interview with Suzanne York

May 30th, 2012 | By
rio-20-logo-11285

Editor’s note: This interview with was originally published by Antoinette Siu at Wiser.org on May 24, 2012. Are you going to Rio? Do you have specific expectations? Hear from Suzanne York, from Howmany.org on what someone like her might expect from Rio. Antoinette: What will you be focusing on and looking to get out of Rio? Suzanne
[continue reading...]



The Right Path for People and the Planet: Putting Population and Consumption Back on the Agenda

May 14th, 2012 | By
royal

By Suzanne York, HowMany.org, May 14, 2012   People and the Planet a report by the U.K.’s Royal Society, does not break any new ground, but it does a good job of putting some important and overlooked issues back on the international agenda.     Paul Nurse, president of the Royal Society, says in the
[continue reading...]



There is No Sustainable Development Without A Sustainable Population

Feb 14th, 2012 | By
Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/liako/

By Suzanne York, HowMany.org, February 14, 2012 Is it possible to talk about sustainable development without talking about population, in a world of 7 billion people and growing? Apparently the policymakers involved with the upcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) conference (Rio+20) think so, from the dearth of the words “population growth” appearing in
[continue reading...]