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2013

UNEP Champions of the Earth 2013
Award Ceremony


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UNEP Champions of the Earth 2013
Press Conference


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UNEP Champions of the Earth 2013
Policy Leadership
[co-winner]

Janez Potocnik
Slovenia

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UNEP Champions of the Earth 2013
Policy Leadership [co-winner]

Izabella Teixeira
Brazil

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UNEP Champions of the Earth 2013
Science & Innovation

Veerabhadran Ramanathan
USA/India

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UNEP Champions of the Earth 2013
Entrepreneurial Vision [co-winner]

Brian McClendon
Google Earth
USA

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UNEP Champions of the Earth 2013
Entrepreneurial Vision [co-winner]

Jack Dangermond
Environmental Systems Research Institute
USA

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UNEP Champions of the Earth 2013
Inspiration & Action [co-winner]

Carlo Petrini
Founder of Slow Food
Italy

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UNEP Champions of the Earth 2013
Inspiration & Action [co-winner]

Martha Isabel Ruiz Corzo
Community-Based Conservation Advocate
Mexico

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2012

UNEP Champions of the Earth 2012
Award Ceremony
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President Tsakhia Elbegdorj
Mongolia
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Dr. Sander van der Leeuw
Netherlands/United States
 
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Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber
CEO and MD, Masdar
UAE 
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Mr. Fábio C. Barbosa
CEO, Abril S.A. 
Brazil 

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Dr. Bertrand Piccard, 
Scientist-Explorer and Founder, Solar Impulse Program 
Switzerland
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Samson Parashina 
Kenya
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2011

President Calderon accepts UNEP's Award
Mexican president, Felipe Calderon, accepts UNEP's Champions of the Earth Award in a speech at the American National Museum, New York.
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Champions of the Earth award ceremony
Watch highlights of the 2011 the Champions of the Earth award ceremony. This years winners are President Felipe Calderon (Mexico) for Policy Leadership; Dr. Olga Speranskaya (Russia) for Science & Innovation; Mr. Zhang Yue (China) for Entrepreneurial Vision; and Mr. Louis Palmer (Switzerland) and Ms. Angélique Kidjo (Benin) for Inspiration & Action. 
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Angélique Kidjo accepts UNEP's Award
Angélique Kidjo accepts UNEP's Champions of the Earth Award in a speech at the American National Museum, New York.
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Louis Palmer accepts UNEP's Award
Louis Palmer accepts UNEP's Champions of the Earth Award in a speech at the American National Museum, New York.
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Dr. Olga Speranskaya  accepts UNEP's Award
Dr. Olga Speranskaya accepts UNEP's Champions of the Earth Award in a speech at the American National Museum, New York.
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Zhang Yue accepts UNEP's Award
Zhang Yue accepts UNEP's Champions of the Earth Award in a speech at the American National Museum, New York.
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Young Kee Kim, Executive Vice President of LG Electronics
Young Kee Kim at UNEP's Champions of the Earth Award at the American National Museum, New York.
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Quotes

Veerabhadran Ramanathan, USA/India
Champion of the Earth 2013 - Science and Innovation

Policymakers across the world are realizing that through cost-effective actions such as reducing methane emissions from natural gas and oil production, major reductions in short-lived climate pollutants can be achieved, with significant add-on benefits for health and food security.


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