25 Jun '12, 5pm

Dot Earth Blog: Beyond Rio: Pursuing 'Ecological Citizenship'

The focus of the United Nations Rio+20 conference was, in a non-derogatory sense, largely technical — on a “green economy ” and the Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development . It seems that the U.N. has given up on the role it can play in shaping a global community along the lines of ideas, identity, and identification, rather than restricting such important summits to practicalities, important as they are. I am talking about the ideas that deal with the reshaping of our identities, as both individuals and communities, given what we now know about the changing living conditions on our planet, and of a new sense of identification with, and commitment to, those who will be affected in the future by the way we live right now, by both what we are doing and what we are not doing yet. I am talking about a new notion of citizenship that is called for by the demands of t...

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