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Transformational change needed t
Transformational change needed to
avoid environmental catastrophe
ôTransformational changeö will be needed if humanity is to avoid environmental
ôcatastropheö, President David Granger of Guyana today told the closing session
of the Global Environment Facility's (GEF) Assembly in Da Nang, Viet Nam. But he
added that the meeting had convinced him that a ônew day is dawning for the
President Granger was the third head of government to address the GEF's Sixth
Assembly, attended by 1,200 people, including ministers and other
representatives from all the GEF's 183 member countries. President Hilda Heine
of the Marshall Islands and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of
Viet Nam, spoke at the opening session yesterday, along with heads of UN
agencies and top businessmen, bankers and scientists.
President Granger said that the meeting had recognised ôthe necessity and
urgency of 'delivering transformational change' to confront the challenges to
the Earth's environment,ö adding that it's ôconviction is that incremental
change, while necessary, will not be sufficient to avert environmental
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