Green Week 2008: "Only One Earth – Don't waste it !": highlights of the second day

Type: Report   Reference: I-057760   Duration: 11:10:49  Lieu:
End production: 04/06/2008   First transmission: 04/06/2008
Green Week 2008 took place from 3 to 6 June. It took a closer look at the sustainable use of natural resources, focusing on waste management, sustainable consumption and production. The event provided a unique opportunity for debate, exchanges of experience and best practice among non-governmental organisations, businesses, various levels of government and the public.

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11:07:39 Title 00:00:04
11:07:44 Exterior view of the European Commission Charlemagne building - Police and protesting fishermen 00:00:05
11:07:49 Views of the fishermen demonstration (2 shots) 00:00:07
11:07:56 General view of the session on Identifying Priority Natural Resources (3 shots) 00:00:08
11:08:04 Thomas Graedel, Member of the International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management, (in ENGLISH) saying that it is his prediction that within the next 20 or 30 years, we will see parts of our technology under constraint because of scarcity of some materials 00:00:12
11:08:16 General view of the session on the value of biodiversity in ecosystems (3 shots) 00:00:15
11:08:31 Pavan Sukhdev, Director of Green Accounting for Indian States Project (GAISP) of the Green Indian States Trust, (in ENGLISH) saying that India has a real opportunity today in the world of sustainable development and climate change by introducing its skills sets and training them up for this new world 00:00:11
11:08:42 General view of the session on sustainability and global economic growth (3 shots) 00:00:13
11:08:55 Mark MacGann, Director-General of European Information, Communications and Consumer Electronics Technology Industry Associations (EICTA), (in ENGLISH) saying that for certain industrial sectors like energy, transport, high technology, there will be beneficiaries of climate change policies; all the older heavier polluters need to change much more substantially; so they think that in the medium to long term, if they do have a solid framework on climate change policies in the EU, that will generate for the growth, it will create employment 00:00:21
11:09:16 Exterior view of the sustainable energy house in Brussels (3 shots) 00:00:11
11:09:27 Visit of the house (2 shots) 00:00:07
11:09:34 General view of the session on "Is business realising its green potential?" (3 shots) 00:00:11
11:09:45 Pilar del Castillo Vera, Member of the EP, (in ENGLISH) saying that technology is really the main tool that they have to develop in order, not only to consume less, but mostly to consume more properly, in a more efficient manner 00:00:18
11:10:03 LIFE Environment Awards (2 shots) 00:00:08
11:10:11 Ingrid Ciabatti, award winner for 'Prowater Project', (in ENGLISH) saying that being a researcher, this is for them the Oscar; it was really a great experience; they could not expect to be among the five best of the best; it is really a great success of that project and not only of her company that was the coordinator 00:00:19
11:10:30 General view of Green Week exhibition (4 shots) 00:00:14
11:10:44 General view of the session on "Could EU's green leadership be a global economic opportunity?" (2 shots) 00:00:05
11:10:49 Tony Long, Director of the World Wide Fund for Nature European Policy Office, (in ENGLISH) saying that Europe should be racing to the green top because the race to the top is 'how do we use less energy but still get the same amount of benefit from that energy?'; so European industry has got to get smart; it is going to be competing with countries like China, India; it has got to respond 00:00:22
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