5 June 2012

Zimbabwe: MDC Celebrates World Environment Day

press release

The MDC joins the world in celebrating World Environment Day, a day we realize our responsibility and power as agents for real change

This year's theme; "The green economy: Does it include you" calls for sound environmental policies that support renewable energy by governments the world over. It is a day we look into the future and start building strong alliances if we are to achieve the best environmental results.

Over the years, the effects of pollution have become a major concern and corrective measures need to be taken. It is through positive action by everyone of us that will shape the future of this world.

The MDC believes protecting the environment is protecting the future. Mankind must learn to conserve the diversity of life on earth and strive for a cleaner, greener bright future.

The threat we face today due to global warming and a plethora of other factors needs agent attention from all players. As we mark this day, let us think about preserving biodiversity.

The MDC salute individuals and the cooperate world for supporting their respective Governments in order to realise an environment conducive to mankind.

Gas emissions, the wanton destruction of natural resources and dump sites that have become an eyesore in our townships have reached catastrophic levels and call for mankind to act decisively if future generations are to enjoy.

Let the activities of this day not become a passing event as we all strive for a clean, safe and friendly environment.

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