articles tagged "Sustainable Development"

National and International Sustainability Measures

Wednesday, 27 June 2012 | A Public Affair

During the first segment today, Molly Stentz interviewed Julie Obudzinslu from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition about the Senate Farm Bill. Today, the Senate passed the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act by a vote of 64-35. Julie discussed the improvements outlined in the bill and the impact the bill may have on Sustainable Agriculture. In the second half of the show, Molly interviewed Professor Patrick Bond from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa about the recent Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. Bond wrote an article entitled: “The Green Economy is the Environmentalism of the Rich,” which states: “Perhaps a few environmentally decent projects may get needed subsidies as a result of the G20 and Rio talkshops, and [...] more »

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