Failed Pledges, Weak Draft Lower Hopes for Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Brazil

(Multimedia) Leaders from more than 100 countries are meeting today in Brazil for the start of the Rio-plus-20 Earth Summit, the largest United Nations conference ever. The conference comes twenty years after the UN Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro pledged to protect the planet by endorsing treaties on biodiversity and climate change. Little has been done in the intervening years to reach development goals in areas like food security, water, global warming and energy. ... Full Story »

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