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  • Global Climate Change

    Global Climate Change

    Climate change is one of the century’s greatest challenges, and will be a priority of our diplomacy and development work for years to come. Energy sector growth and resultant greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries over just the next thirty years are on track to equal the total emissions recorded to date. Climate change can compound pre-existing social stresses – including poverty, hunger, conflict, migration and the spread of...

  • Land Management

    Land Management

    As the world population grows, its escalating resource needs place ever-increasing pressure on land. This creates conflicts among competing user groups, and often results in adverse impacts both to the land and to its living and non-living resources. Land degradation due to desertification, soil erosion and deforestation is accelerating at an unprecedented rate, leading to loss of productivity, increased poverty, and conflict. While natural disasters can...

  • Pollution Prevention

    Pollution Prevention

    At its core, cleaner production is a business management technique that directs attention toward inefficiencies and waste that erode profits and competitiveness, reducing the environmental sustainability as well as the economic viability of a company. Indeed, to modernize effectively and participate in an open economy, firms must incorporate environmental considerations into daily operations, including best practices and other measures to improve natural...