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The Women’s March On Washington: The Convergence Of Climate Change, Gender Equality, & Racial Justice

January 17th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli

There is no question that the President-elect and his appointees are waging war on climate change, women's rights, racial justice, and so many other important progressive values. While we here at CleanTechnica usually focus on the climate change aspect, I think it's important to focus on the convergence of these topics and the connection between climate change and gender equality, between conservation and racial justice. If you care about climate change, you must also care about these other topics too


2% of Global GDP Invested in 10 Sectors — Result: A ‘Green Global Economy’

November 18th, 2011 | by Andrew

Directing "just 2 percent of global GDP into 10 key sectors would kick-start" the global transition to a more sustainable, 'Green Economy,' according to a UN Environmental Program report. All the elements to enact a transition to a "low-carbon, resource-efficient and socially inclusive global economic model" are here now, and businesses and governments are already promoting and fostering greater investments in 10 key sectors UNEP has singled out: agriculture, energy, buildings, water, forestry, fisheries, manufacturing, waste, tourism and transport



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