05.05.2011 01.Ijar, 5771 Rosch Hodesch 2; Tag 16 des Omer
Environmental Protection Minister Gilad Erdan is thinking globally and acting locally.
Before setting off for New York to take part in the 19th United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, which began this week, Environmental Protection Minister Gilad Erdan spoke with The Jerusalem Post about his intended contributions to the conference, as well as Israel’s most current environmental achievements and challenges.
In addition to exchanging ideas with other environmental ministers from all over the world, he will present a talk about using mass media as a method of facilitating change in consumption patterns, using his ministry’s “Let’s Think Green” campaign that was launched in January. This year’s commission focuses on creating global policies for transportation, chemical use, and solid and hazardous waste management, as well as establishing a 10- year framework program for sustainable consumption….