US AID debates environmental progress in Central and Eastern Europe

America's Agency for International Development (US AID) has created an online 'chat room' to encourage discussion on environmental development taking place in Central and Eastern Europe as well as the former Soviet Union.

The website Mapping Environmental Change has hosted a real-time discussion with seven prominent authors and online ‘chat room’ discussions continue on the following subjects:

  • Overview – the environment in the last ten years
  • Policy and legislation
  • Economic development and the environment
  • Public participation in environmental progress

Participation is open to anyone who would like to register for discussion.

To kick off the debates, US AID invited environmental authors to discuss the issues with interested members of the public via a real-time chat on 7 December. The participating authors were:

Action inspires action. Stay ahead of the curve with sustainability and energy newsletters from edie