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World Leaders Fortify Commitments to Environment

Article: World Leaders Fortify Commitments to Environment

DAVOS, Switzerland, January 25, 2008 (ENS) – Economic, scientific, and political leaders and entertainers pledged hundreds of millions of dollars and moral support to environmental causes ranging from clean water and climate change to a modern green farming revolution as the World Economic Forum wound up its annual meeting in Davos today. More than 2,500…

USA Slips Behind Ecuador in Environmental Ranking

Article: USA Slips Behind Ecuador in Environmental Ranking

DAVOS, Switzerland, January 23, 2008 (ENS) – A ranking of 149 countries based on indicators of pollution control and natural resource management released today at the World Economic Forum puts the United States in 39th place, behind Ecuador and Albania. Compiled every two years since 2002 by the Yale University Center for Environmental Law and…

Climate Change Solutions Key to World Prosperity

Article: Climate Change Solutions Key to World Prosperity

DAVOS, Switzerland, January 23, 2008 (ENS) – The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2008 opened in Davos today with calls from the co-chairs to exercise “the power of collaborative innovation” to meet the top challenges of economic instability, climate change and equitable growth. “This is a moment of greater insecurity and challenge in the world…