We have a World Environment Day?!?

So, funny story.  We have a World Environment Day.  Well, we had one: it was June 5th this year.  (At least India didn’t miss out: an entire week of festivities began yesterday, mingling cultural activities with enthusiastic speeches about India’s Green Economy future.) The other big news is that UNEP, the United Nations Environment Program (yes, we have one of those, too!), has just released its Forests in a Green Economy report.  Full text is available here. The state of the forests has the potential to be strong.  Over 1,600,000,000... Read The Rest →