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This video was recorded at The conference Water for energy, energy for water. The conference was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia in the framework of the Green Group initiative, which also includes foreign ministers of Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Iceland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. The event highlighted water and energy as critical resources for human, economic and social development. Demand for energy and water is increasing due to population growth and economic development. On the other hand, the world is already experiencing climate change, environmental degradation and increasing water scarcity. Green economy is the new development paradigm, aimed at more efficient and environmentally sustainable use of natural resources. Replacing fossil fuels with... Show More

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