By Jovin Hurry
London, 26 Mar 2012 – Green businesses in Singapore, take note. Scientists are describing humanity’s global impact as “The Great Acceleration”. They offer an unequivocal warning: an uncertain future on a much hotter world.
In London today, 2,800 experts meet at the 4-day Planet under Pressure conference. The Day 1 analysis of Earth’s condition kick-starts a week-long review of vital signs, options, hurdles and how to move forward.
These experts, spanning the spectrum of interconnected scientific interests, businesses and social groups will examine solutions, hurdles and ways to break down the barriers to progress. The conference is the largest gathering of experts in development and global environmental changes in advance of June’s UN “Rio+20” summit in Brazil in a few months this year. Read more