Women in Green Forum 2011 – pollution is high on the agenda.
Sep01

Women in Green Forum 2011 – pollution is high on the agenda.

I spent the last two days at the excellent Woman in Green Forum in Santa Monica, that explored the environmental issues facing the world today from a uniquely female perspective. The speakers ranged from directors of multinationals such as Microsoft, through CEOs of start-ups, public health officials, entrepreneurs, to scientists and environmental activists.  The over-riding ethos of the conference was summed up by Karen Owyeung of...

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Los Angeles…an environmental conundrum?
Aug29

Los Angeles…an environmental conundrum?

Back from holiday, but spending some time in the beach city of Santa Monica, part of the huge metropolis of Los Angeles…a vast urban landscape with 13 million inhabitants. It’s the land of celluloid dreams where the car is king and the sun shines 365 days a year. But what about its environmental credentials? Los Angeles is often quoted in the Top 10 of greenest cities in the US but it is also has some of the most polluted...

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