Friday, 30 January 2009 09:30
Why he is cool: As the Executive Director of UNEP (UN Environment Programme) since 2006, Achim Steiner is the top official of the leading UN agency on Climate change.
Cool facts: Achim Steiner, a Brazilian born German national, served as Director General of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) from 2001 to 2006.He has worked both at grassroots level as well as at the highest levels of international policy-making to address the interface between environmental sustainability, social equity and economic development.
Everyone can make a difference – Cool message from Connie Hedegaard
It is our responsibility –
Cool message from Margot Wallström
Politicians have not yet put the relevant policies in place - Cool message from Yvo de Boer