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Get gold from your phone: recycling " made in Geneva "

A public social institution makes a commitment into recycling " made in Geneva "

The Etablissements Publics pour l’Intégration (EPI) has set up 10 years ago a recycling workshop of electronic waste
in partnership with 1500 companies based in Geneva. Today, the workshop is branching into a new activity with the recovery of used mobile phones.

An Illustrated Guide to Climate Change in 2011

A few simple and clear pictures (and links) showing how the planet continued to warm and change around us in 2011

These facts are just part of why all national academies of science on the planet and every major geophysical scientific society agree that humans are fundamentally changing the climate.

CO2 in the atmosphere continues its inexorable rise !

2011/11/01: Submission by Switzerland for UNCSD 2012 (Rio+20)

Summary
While the Rio Declaration, Agenda 21 and the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation remain highly relevant, Switzerland proposes to renew the commitment for sustainable development through the following measures regarding the two main themes of the Rio+20 conference:

Reference: K402-0239

Limits to Growth (1972) - The 30-Year update (2006)

Our conclusions are :

1. If the present growth trends in world population, industrialization, pollution, food production, and resource depletion continue unchanged, the limits to growth on this planet will be reached sometime within the next one hundred years. The most probable result will be a rather sudden and uncontrollable decline in both population and industrial capacity.

2. It is possible to alter these growth trends and to establish a condition of ecological and economic stability

Rio Declaration on Environment and Development

The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development,

Having met at Rio de Janeiro from 3 to 14 June 1992,

Reaffirming the Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, adopted at Stockholm on 16 June 1972, and seeking to build upon it,

With the goal of establishing a new and equitable global partnership through the creation of new levels of cooperation among States, key sectors of societies and people,

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