Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Wales pledges to use only One planet

Jane Davidson, Environment Minister of Wales said ministers would use all their powers "from health, transport to education - to lessen Wales' environmental impact on the world and help protect our country for future generations."

"For the first time, we have committed ourselves to becoming a one planet nation - to only use our fair share of resources to sustain our lifestyles," she said.

"Wales' ecological footprint is currently 5.16 global hectares per person, compared to a global availability of 1.88 global hectares.

So local organic food, free public transport, switch off the lights, stop Port talbot steelworks from pumping out their pollution..hmmmm i wonder how far that will go?

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1 comment:

fpteditors said...

The concept of free public transport is spreading fast around the world.