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Green Economy and Sustainable Development: Bringing Back the Social (09:56)

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Discussions about Green Economy often ignore the Social - this short 10 minute video addresses this issue. Check out UNRISD's Project on the Social Dimensions of Green Economy and Sustainable Development http://www.unrisd.org/greeneconomy This is the first of six videos in the series "Bringing the Social to Rio+20". As the world prepares for Rio+20 - marking 20 years since the landmark 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, UNRISD asks the question "Where is the Social

Date Uploaded: June 20, 2012

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Green Economy & Sustainable Development

You are to write up a discussion thread that outlines the major themes in the video.
Focus on:
1. A timeline of major events concerning the notion of sustainability.
2. What three themes lie at the heart of sustainability?
3. What is the green economy?
4. What are the crises' facing the green economy?
5. What is sustainability to you?

Dont just answer the questions, discuss them.
300-400 words.

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