From: Worldwatch Institute
Published January 1, 2009 09:28 AM

Eye on Earth: 2008 in Review

by Worldwatch Institute on December 30, 2008

From promises of "green jobs" on the U.S. campaign trail to record-setting global investments in renewable energy, the year was marked by an international mobilization to address the world's most daunting environmental challenges and forge a green economy. While the science is clear that the time to address catastrophic climate change is now, a turbulent year - including food crises, natural disasters, and financial ruin - demonstrated the difficult road ahead.


Here is a collection of some of the major sustainability news stories from throughout the year, as well as some of the best ideas for a more sustainable 2009 and beyond.

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