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For ten years, various activists have been warning and educating about sustainable development. Who do we go to? The church has been silent.
WWF works with religious leaders and faith communities who best articulate ethical and spiritual ideals around the sacred value of Earth and its diversity. All WWF field programs have ongoing partnerships with local faith communities that work on a range of issues.
WWF has been involved in promoting cooperation between the worlds of religion and the environment since 1986 when HRH Prince Philip, then President of WWF, invited the leaders of the five major world religions to discuss how faith could help save the natural world.
Professor E O Wilson, Harvard University: “If the religious people of the world who make up, of course, the vast majority of people, could become interested in saving biodiversity which is, after all, the 'creation' and make it part of religious faith as it should be, then they might be able to join scientists in an alliance and really make conservation important enough spiritually, even religiously, to gain the kind of support needed to actually save what is left of life on earth.”
Robert Watson, chief scientist, World Bank: “The role of the churches could be very, very powerful. It would be great if the world’s community of religions would become a powerful voice working with the communities on how to protect the environment and influencing decision makers in both the private sector and in governments to recognise that we need to protect our environment, not destroy it.”
Originally posted by pumbertot
The real irony is that those 'interests' tied to the majority of the worlds biggest polluters are the driving force behind this. i.e Rockerfeller and Co.
This is nothing to do with cleaning up the world, its just a way of the NWO justifiying itself to the brainwashed sheeple.
"Oh please save us from ourselves and take away our freedom so we dont destroy the world".
Originally posted by WikiEditor
Agenda 21 is a plan of the United Nations organization related to Sustainable development. Agenda 21 includes plans for activities conducted on several levels, global, regional and local. The full text agenda of Agenda 21 was unveiled at the United nations Conference on Enviroment and Development summit. the actual summit was held in 1992 and held in Rio de Janerio on the 14th of June; officaly 179 goverments voted to adopt the programme. In 1997, the General Assembly of the UN held a special session to appraise five years of progress on the implementation of Agenda 21. The Assembly recognized progress as 'uneven' and identified key trends including increasing globalization, widening inequalities in income and a continued deterioration of the global environment.
The Set Up of Agenda 21.
Agenda contains 900 pages, 40 chapters and is divded into four sections. They are..
- Section I: Social and Economic Dimensions
including combating poverty, changing consumption patterns, population and demographic dynamics, promoting health, promoting sustainable settlement patterns and integrating environment and development into decision-making.
- Section II: Conservation and Management of Resources for Development
including atmospheric protection, combating deforestation, protecting fragile environments, conservation of biological diversity (biodiversity), and control of pollution.
- Section III: Strengthening the Role of Major Groups
including the roles of children and youth, women, NGOs, local authorities, business and workers.
- Section IV: Means of Implementation
including science, technology transfer, education, international institutions and mechanisms and financial mechanisms.
Sustainable Development, Agenda 21 and Prince Charles, by Joan Veon.
A link to the UNs' agenda-21 page.