UN Secretary-General: Financial Crisis Offers Opportunity to Address Climate Change
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11 November 2008: In his monthly press conference, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon indicated that the global financial crisis continues to be a priority, and noted that it presents an opportunity to address climate change since “green growth can create millions of jobs” at a time of economic hardship.

Ban is scheduled to attend the Group […]

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses UN correspondents 11 November 2008: In his monthly press conference, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon indicated that the global financial crisis continues to be a priority, and noted that it presents an opportunity to address climate change
since “green growth can create millions of jobs” at a time of economic hardship.

Ban
is scheduled to attend the Group of 20 meeting this Saturday, in Washington,
DC, on the global financial crisis. [UN
Press Release
] [Transcript of the Press Release]

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