UN head promotes ‘green economics’

The world is on the cusp of "the age of green economics", Reuters reported UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon as saying last week.

"With the right financial incentives and a global framework, we can steer economic growth in a low-carbon direction," Ban was quoted as saying.

 "No nation, alone, can deal with such problems," he added. "Operating effectively in today’s world requires partnership. It requires co-operation, engagement and dialogue — as well as global rules."

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