• "Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented."

  • "When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe."

  • "What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.”

  • "I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment."

  • "We won't have a society if we destroy the environment."

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Eco2 Cities: Ecological Cities as Economic Cities

Eco2 Cities: Ecological Cities as Economic Cities is a programme launched by the World Bank in 2010 to help cities in developing countries achieve greater ecological and economic sustainability. The Cities Alliance is supporting the Eco2 Cities initiative, piloting the program in three countries in East Asia as well as a set of knowledge activities.
The programme will provide practical and scalable, analytical and operational support to cities. It also aims to build a global partnership among forward-looking cities in developing countries, global best-practice cities, academia, and international development communities.
As part of the programme, a number of publications and guides are being produced. They include:
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