UNIDO: Economic Growth and Climate Change Mitigation Two Parts of the Same Whole
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5 June 2008: Kandeh Yumkella, Director-General of the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), emphasized low-emissions economic development as an element of the solution to climate change in his statement to commemorate World Environment Day on 5 June.

On the occasion, he stressed that “unless all nations and their industries agree to follow a sustainable, low […]

Kandehyumkella
5 June 2008: Kandeh Yumkella, Director-General of the UN
Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), emphasized low-emissions economic
development as an element of the solution to climate change in his statement to
commemorate World Environment Day on 5 June.

On the occasion, he stressed that “unless all nations and
their industries agree to follow a sustainable, low carbon path in their
industrialization, it will not only have an adverse impact on global climate
but will also undo economic progress.” He also emphasized that “Such a scenario
is inconceivable without technology and know-how development and dissemination
at its heart.” [UNIDO
Director-General’s statement
]