Global development badge Ban Ki-moon: World’s economic model is ‘environmental suicide’


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UN secretary general tells Davos panel that an economic revolution is needed to save the planet as he shifts his focus from climate change to sustainability
Forest cleared in West Kalimantan Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Indonesia’s president, said his country was trying to plant 1bn trees a year. It is often called the keeper of one of the world’s last major rainforests. Photograph: Romeo Gacad/AFP/Getty Images

The world’s current economic model is an environmental “global suicide pact” that will result in disaster if it isn’t reformed, Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary general, warned today.

Ban said that political and business leaders need to embrace economic innovation in order to save the planet.

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