18 Jun '12, 2pm

NEW ALERT! Rio+20: Protest Global Leaders Obama, Merkel & Cameron’s Absence - global emergency requires leaders show up

NEW ALERT! Rio+20: Protest Global Leaders Obama, Merkel & Cameron’s Absence - global emergency requires leaders show up

Dear President Obama, Prime Minister Cameron and Chancellor Merkel, As global ecosystem collapse causes abject human suffering, a large part of international environmental leadership is just showing up. It is deeply troubling that each of you has chosen to not attend the Rio +20 Earth Summit. Your nations continue to obstruct implementation of action-based policies adequate to sustain global ecology – putting your narrow parochial economic interests before shared responsibilities to maintain our one shared biosphere that makes life possible. Nearly every week the degree to which global ecosystems and our biosphere are threatened with collapse - bringing further abject suffering to the world’s non-elite - becomes more evident. I am writing to demand that each of you make your way to Rio immediately, or barring that, instruct your nation's negotiators to end their obstru...

Full article: http://www.ecoearth.info/shared/alerts/sendsm.aspx?id=rio...

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