Linking Green Economy to National Happiness
A term often read these days “Green Economy”, but how many of us brush it away thinking the concept is too complex to understand. In the simplest terms, a green economy is an economy that achieves its economic objectives, while sustaining and protecting its natural resources and environment.
Green Economy: Does it include you? Is the 2012 theme for 5th June, World Environment Day.Alan Atkinson, the lead author of the report, Life Beyond Growth arrives at a simple equation Green Economy + National Happiness = Sustainable World.In this report he interestingly and innovatively links the green economy to national happiness. Read more about this report at http://bit.ly/Lc9gYO .This fortnight’s Carbon Chronicles issue brings you a feature on Germany’s journey towards a green economy. We track recent news in our segments on Carbon, Climate change, Water, Sustainability and EnergyWe look forward to your feedback so we can come back to you next fortnight much more resourceful!Enjoy reading!Team Carbon Chronicles