New head of the United Nations Environment Program Achim Steiner:

“Care for the environment is often portrayed as detrimental to economic growth,” he told on his first day as head of the United Nations’ top environment body.

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“We hope to lay that myth to rest in the 21st century,” he said by telephone from UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, setting out priorities for a four-year term.

Common sense … I like it.

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