20 Jun '12, 2pm

Cowards at Rio?: organizations decry 'pathetic' agreement

Cowards at Rio?: organizations decry 'pathetic' agreement

Rio+20 and economic perils in Europe: opportunity for linkage (06/19/2012) This month, momentous events will occur on the global scene that will set the tone for whether 2012 will be a hopeful year or one in which dislocations and disconnects are further exacerbated by political failings. The EU will decide on its fiscal and monetary union that hinges on Greece’s recent June election, which backed the political party that wants to stay in the Euro zone, but insists on adjustments to the earlier-negotiated economic rescue package. Scientists give world leaders 'Fs' on climate change, biodiversity, and desertification (06/19/2012) It seems world leaders may need to retake environmental studies. As the Rio+20 Summit on Sustainable Development opens, the scientific journal, Nature, has evaluated the progress made on three treaties signed at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992: climat...

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sustainable-fashion.com 22 Jun '12, 2am

So, what of fashion. While, it may not have been on everyone’s mind, the issues being hotly discussed and disagreed upon, ...

17-year-old Kiwi shames world leaders into action at Rio

17-year-old Kiwi shames world leaders into acti...

grist.org 20 Jun '12, 10am

Twenty years ago, a 12-year-old rocked the Earth Summit in Rio with a plea to world leaders to get serious about saving th...

Lame it on Rio: Youth stage Earth Summit walkout

Lame it on Rio: Youth stage Earth Summit walkout

grist.org 21 Jun '12, 9pm

Youth walk out of the Earth Summit conference. (Photo by Youth Policy .) The Rio+20 conference is remarkably listless; the...