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Monthly Archives: August 2002

The Daily Star : Nothing to offer but an empty hand on sustainable development

17 August 2002 Hala Kilani-  Daily Star Lebanon is going to the Johannesburg summit for sustainable  development empty-handed and will most likely return the same way, as the official delegation has no sustainable development program and civil  society participating in the summit is equally ill-prepared, according to nongovernmental organizations. “I believe Lebanon will just be an observer, another...
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Green activists blast ban on diesel as political measures target service for poor

16 August 2002 Maha Al-Azar -  Daily Star Environmentalists have decried Parliament's decision  to extend the diesel ban to 24-seat buses as a “political” move that  lacks vision.  “The whole issue of the ban is unfair,” said Ali Darwish, who heads   Green Line, a local environmental group. “Either they should ban diesel    for all vehicles...
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