Convergence of Lisbon Strategy and Sustainable Development Strategy. Dr. Žiga Turk Minister Government Office for Growth. www.brdo-co2nference.net.
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Convergence of Lisbon Strategy and Sustainable Development Strategy
Dr. Žiga Turk
MinisterGovernment Office for Growth
Podnebne spremembe: priložnost za rast, Brdo, 16.11.2007Convergence of Lisbon Strategy and Sustainable Development Strategydr. Žiga Turk, ministerGovernment Office for Growth
according to the IPCC climate change is 90-95% likely to have been in part caused by human action
There are other reasons to be worried about
Origins of Oil: EU 27
Origins of Gas: EU 27
Origins of Coal: EU 27
The problem is serious
A tough challenge of the Slovenian presidency
The recent Japan – UK Joint Research Project analyses the possibilities of reducing CO2 emissions by 70 % by 2050.
Source: Japan – UK Joint Research Project “Developing visions for a Low-Carbon Society (LCS) through sustainable development
Source: Report of the Environmental Technologies Action Plan (2005 – 2006)
Still, despite the ample opportunities, the decoupling of energy consumption and GDP is too slow.
technology, innovation for renewable energy and less consumption
climate change can create good business
people need good environment, ageing issue, education, raising about environment
energy and climate change
SD, particularly climate change is a central scientific, technological, economic and social issue of the years to come
EU, with the treaty in place should become a global leader in concepts, ideas, ethics
sustainable development is one such issue
Slovenian presidencyof EU:Sustainable development is not a post-it note falling off Lisbon Strategy,it is not a post-it note with a better glue,it is a core topic!