23 Jun '12, 2pm

Rio+20: Searching for silver in the dismal cloud | Politics | The Earth Times via @earthtimes

Rio+20: Searching for silver in the dismal cloud | Politics | The Earth Times via @earthtimes

Twenty years on from the ringing declaration of intent of the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, the empty conference pavillions of Riocentro Convention Centre - vacated yesterday by the 19,000 delegates to its successor, Rio+20 - now echo to a more depressing sound. A dismal patter of disappointment and frustration has rained down on the efforts of 190 nations to breathe life into the notion of sustainable development:

Full article: http://www.earthtimes.org/politics/rioplus20-outcome-summ...

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