Category Archives: Rio+20

I am going to the Amazon…..

Tweet My Easter travel will be through my books. I decided to go back to my memories of the Amazon Rainforest. I have spent several years travelling and working together with indian tribes in the Amazon. I visited the Amazon … Continue reading

From Bangladesh via New York and Wall Street to Stockholm

Tweet On a Sunday afternoon at the restaurant Vapiano in the Old Town of Stockholm , I met 33 years old Patrick Botlero.  He was born in Dhaka in Bangladesh, grew up in Queens, New York, worked in Wall Street … Continue reading

Rio+20: What are you waiting for?

Tweet Ahead of the Rio+20 Summit I would like to share three thoughts of mine that may inspire you to take action. 1. In Europe we can save energy, become independent of fossil fuel – and create new jobs. But how can … Continue reading

Stockholm +40: the first concrete step for the Rio + 20

Tweet I spent three days this week attending the Stockholm+ 40 conference.  We were a pretty eclectic group, formed of politicians, business people, young thinkers and legislators from many countries but with one common goal: to try and progress in … Continue reading

Stockholm+40 – Sustainable Solutions on the Agenda

Tweet On 23-25 April 2012 Sweden’s Ministry of Environment and Ministry for Foreign Affairs opens an international conference, Stockholm+40 – Partnership Forum for Sustainable Development. The discussions, which will attract a number of the world’s leading political figures, mark the 30th anniversary of … Continue reading

The climate issue is about more than activists on the streets

Tweet The disappointing failure of our national governments to agree on a climate treaty has prompted the return of protest and more traditional forms of activism that have drawn people onto the streets. The threat to our planet remains as … Continue reading

From words to action – Rio+20

Tweet Many policies have been written to underscore the important move in the direction of a Sustainable Development. One of the latest is written by The Alliance for Future Generations Rio+20 working group what they called – The Open Challenge Paper. … Continue reading