Wednesday, February 2, 2011

The power of local eco-entrepreneurship

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Local eco-entrepreneurship is not just for the poorer economies of the world, its for everyone. The future of green is local and entrepreneurial says Majora Carter who tells the stories of three people who are saving their own communities while saving the planet. "They are all problem solvers"  says Carter. India's developmental efforts and innovation system needs problem solvers.
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How Plastic Affects the Poor

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The impact of the abuse of the environment is global. The impact of convenience and choice often enjoyed in developed economies can be lethal to developing economies owing to lack of standards. The establishment of social justice and ecology is critical. Net net it impacts everyone. Here, Van Jones lays out a case against plastic pollution from the perspective of social justice. Because plastic trash, he shows us, hits poor people and poor countries "first and worst," with consequences we all share no matter where we live and what we earn. At TEDxGPGP, he offers a few powerful ideas to help us reclaim our throwaway planet.
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