“Sense of Direction: Columbus Way”

“Sense of Direction: Columbus Way”

17 May 2010 “It is a city of blue, red and green. Above you have deep blue sky, around you there are omnipresent red burnt brick houses and at distance on the horizon you see green forest”, explained the Minister of Environment of Colombia while describing Bogota. I was there in April 2010 for the regional workshop which was opened the Minister. Mr Carlos Costa Posada is an unusual Minister of Environment in more sense than one . Firstly, he came 45 minutes before the scheduled time. This is because he was keenly interested in discussing with me on the ‘Climate benefit of Ozone Layer protection activities’. Secondly, he gave an extempore address although he had prepared a speech. Thirdly, he was the Minister with engineering background topped by education in UK. (more…)...
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