17 Jul '11, 5pm

Sustainable Development not a "Green Economy" #capitalism #sustainablity

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Environment and Climate Resource page and our Organic Transitions page . With less than a year to go for the Rio+20 Summit, civil society in Latin America and the Caribbean is mustering its strength to defend the principles of sustainable development, as opposed to the model of a "green economy", which it views as only benefiting the business interests of big companies. "The green economy is the new international environmental vogue, but it has lost all vestiges of the concept of sustainable development and has taken another direction," Maureen Santos, an expert on international issues at the Brazilian Federation of Agencies for Social and Educational Assistance (FASE), told IPS. "It's an attempt to shore up the present system that is in crisis," she said. The Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Deve...

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