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World Leaders Fortify Commitments to Environment

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

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…