Our Planet, UNEP’s flagship, is a succinct magazine of ideas concerned with the environment. Our Planet is positive. It looks at issues from varying angles; encourages and widens debate on the issues; and reflects the thinging of all stakeholders, whether from international, national or local government, business or industry or the NGO community, striving to achieve environmentally sustainable development.
The latest edition of Our Planet concentrates on those issues that will be discussed at the 4th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Buienos Aires, November 1998). The magazine includes contributions from: Tony Blair, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Ritt Bjerregaard, European Commissioner for Environment and Nuclear Safety Mark Moody-Stuart, Chairman of the Shell Group of Companies Rubens Ricupero, Secretary-General of UNCTAD Mohamed el-Ashry, Chairman of the Global Environment Facility G.O.P.Obasi, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization.
This issue of Our Planet will be available on the web from 1 November 1998. The contribution on“Fire and Climate Change” as a preview.