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Press Release: #Rioplus20: World leaders respond to tide of destruction by sticking heads in the sand:

• Limit the costs in the UK courts of fighting environmental cases to enable communities affected by environmental problems, such as air or water pollution, to bring legal action without significant financial risk. ENDS Notes to editors: 1. Friends of the Earth’s assessment of the final Rio text is available: http://www.foe.co.uk/resource/briefings/rio20_isthisit.pdf 2. Friends of the Earth supported the alternative People’s Summit process in Rio, where people from around the world excluded from the UN talks asked politicians to put the needs of the world’s poorest people and future generations before short-term profit. 3. You can see Friends of the Earth’s full report ‘Rio+20 Earth Summit: What the UK needs to do to make it matter’ at http://www.foe.co.uk/resource/briefings/rio20_ewni_report_2012.pdf 4. Thousands of people have joined Friends of the Earth’s call to Nick C...

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