World Environment Day 2009

Human activity consumes natural resources

The theme of World Environment Day 2009 is “Your Planet Needs You!” So let’s do something to tackle the climate change.

One nice way is to consume less and act to save the natural ecosystems.

Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director, says: “Tens of billions of dollars are being earmarked for carbon capture and storage at power stations with the CO2 to be buried underground or under the sea…. But perhaps the international community is overlooking a tried and tested method that has been working for millennia, the biosphere. By some estimates the Earth’s living systems might be capable of sequestering more than 50 gigatones (Gt) of carbon over the coming decades with the right market signals.”

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