Saturday, December 11, 2010

Weekly green glossary:

Bundchen, biotech, solar, Wikileaks

10 December 2010 - Buzz words for the week ending December 10:

Biotech- environmental group Greenpeace handed a petition of a million signatures to the European Commission in Brussels, those that signed are calling for a freeze on the import of 'biotech' crops. (NY Times)

Cancun- negotiators struggle desperately to reach agreement as the international climate change conference held in Cancun, Mexico, comes to a close today. (NY Times, Guardian, Economic Times et al).

Gisele Bundchen- on a lighter note-supermodel Gisele has launched an online cartoon series entitled 'Gisele and the green team' - in which Gisele and her group walk the runways by day and fight environmental crime at night. (Style Bistro)

Himalayas - a new UN report warns that global climate
change poses a serious threat to countries in the Himalayan region due to their dependence on water sources originating in the mountain region. (Reuters) {continued}

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