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Converting Carbon into Things People Need
Washington International Renewable Energy Conference
7 March 2008
During the Washington International Renewable Energy Conference (WIREC), 4-6 March 2008, our new initiative Planet2025 Communities has been presented and discussed. This innovative approach to sustainable development, that "converts carbon into things people need", addresses global climate change and poverty alleviation by planting trees on degraded lands.