Top 5 Takeaways from the GEO-5 for Youth Publication
by Karuna Rana - April 22, 2013
Ambassador from Mauritius, Karuna Rana on Tunza Acting for a Better World that she co-authored for the United Nations Environment Programme.
So, today is the International Mother Earth Day, a.k.a. Earth Day, which makes me curious to know: Have you ever wondered about the current state of the environment and what it implies for us, both presently and in the future? By now, you must have heard about how our climate is fast changing, and that we humans are responsible for it. Maybe you assume that environmental issues will resolve them self, and that everything will be okay, at least in your lifetime. Or you have probably concluded that we are already doomed, so you might as well maximise your use of environmental resources as long as they last. Obviously, you could also be one of the few (but rapidly growing number of) individuals working towards improving the state of the environment.