Pope Francis warned Thursday that planet earth would not forgive the abuse of its resources for profit, urging the world’s leaders to rein in their greed and help the hungry — or risk a doomsday scenario in which nature would exact revenge. “God always forgives, but the earth does not,” the Argentine pope told the […]
Lebanon faces a number of environmental threats, including air and water pollution
By Ghassan Karam
Mahmud Ahmadinejad the Iranian President is a chauvinist, a traditional ecologically ignorant chauvinist. This post is not about traditional politics, and is not concerned with either the role of the Pasadran,
President Michel Suleiman and PM Saad Hariri participated in the launch of the Big Blue Campaign to clean the Lebanese coast. The campaign was launched at Ramlet al-Bayda and will include 72 locations along the coast.
Environment Minister Mohammed Rahhal said at a conference in Beirut that pollution and climate change cost Lebanon $ 565 million dollars a year.
Lebanese environmental activists run in their underwear in Beirut November 30, 2009. The activity was organised by the League of Independent Activists (IndyACT) to raise money for youth activists from the Arab region who will have to travel to take part in the COP15 climate summit in Copenhagen.