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Japan, South Korea Plan Green Investments for Economic Growth

Japan, South Korea Plan Green Investments for Economic Growth

NEW YORK, New York, January 12, 2009 (ENS) – Japan and South Korea each have announced that they will invest billions of dollars in green projects to create jobs and spur economic growth, in what the United Nations says is the latest sign that its Green New Deal is gaining momentum. Japan has announced a…

G8 Leaders Conclude with Pledge to Ease Global Food Crisis

G8 Leaders Conclude with Pledge to Ease Global Food Crisis

TOYAKO, Japan, July 9, 2008 (ENS) – The leaders of the world’s eight wealthiest countries, the G8, packed their bags and headed home tonight after three days of discussions that dealt with ways to solve the global food crisis and global warming, among other issues. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (Photo courtesy UN) UN Secretary-General Ban…