D.C.—Growing demand for meat has become a driving force behind
virtually every major category of environmental damage now threatening
the human future, write the editors of World Watch magazine in the
July/August issue. Total meat consumption has increased five-fold in the
past half century, putting extreme pressure on Earth’s limited resources,
including water, land, feed, and fuel.
Worldwatch’s delegation left Bonn, Germany, last Friday satisfied with the results of the conference and the role the Institute played in supporting its success. The four days spent on the Rhine River in the light-filled Bundeshaus—the former home of the German parliament—left the 3,000-plus participants exhausted but energized by what had been achieved.
Bonn, Germany— For the first time in 23 years, renewable energy has moved to center stage as ministers from around the world gather for Renewables 2004. The stakes are high as proponents of a new energy future struggle against the fossil fuel dependence that still dominates many national economies.
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Worldwatch in Action: Part 3: Special Report on the International Conference for Renewable Energies (Renewables 2004)
Worldwatch in Action: Part 2: Special Report on the International Conference for Renewable Energies (Renewables 2004)
Worldwatch in Action: Part 1: Special Report on the International Conference for Renewable Energies (Renewables 2004)
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Action Brief for Delegates and Observers of Renewables 2004