economic growth and development

Environmental Pledges Flow from First Clinton Global Initiative Asia

Article: Environmental Pledges Flow from First Clinton Global Initiative Asia

HONG KONG, China, December 3, 2008 (ENS) – Commitments to clean Hong Kong’s beaches, produce carbon-free energy from rice residues, and raise awareness of climate change in India are among the results of the first Clinton Global Initiative meeting in Asia. Today, at the conclusion of the two-day meeting in Hong Kong, former President Bill…

Poll: Economy More Important Than Environment to Americans

Article: Poll: Economy More Important Than Environment to Americans

ROCHESTER, New York, July 30, 2008 (ENS) – A majority of Americans who responded to a June online survey say economic growth and development is more important to their region than environmental protection. A Harris Poll conducted online among 2,454 adults aged 18 and over between June 9 and 16 found that as economic conditions…