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Q&A: “Developing Countries Are Tough Competitors for the EU”

Posted on 21 June 2012 by admin

Claudia Ciobanu interviews KARL FALKENBERG, head EU negotiator at Rio+20

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 21 (TerraViva) The European Union considers the Rio+20 final document as imperfect, but a good starting point for further work. Continue Reading

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Despite Setbacks, EU Calls Rio a Success

Posted on 20 June 2012 by admin

By Claudia Ciobanu

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 20 (TerraViva) In the face of opposition from some developing countries, the European Union failed to get all it wanted from the final Rio+20 final agreement. Nevertheless, the Europeans decided to look at Rio as a good start. Continue Reading

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On the Road to Green European Farming

Posted on 11 June 2012 by admin

By Claudia Ciobanu

WARSAW, June 11, 2012 (TerraViva) European farming is based on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the EU, whose main logic, to produce increasingly more food largely through industrial farming, needs reassessment. Continue Reading

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Ahead of Rio+20, “The Economy is Already Turning Green”

Posted on 07 June 2012 by admin

Sabina Zaccaro interviews CORRADO CLINI, Italian Minister of Environment

ROME, Jun 7, 2012 (IPS) – While governments make a last desperate attempt to agree on a plan of action for next week’s Rio+20 summit on sustainable development – including plans on the transition to a green economy and a set of sustainable development goals – the real economy is already turning green, according to Italy’s minister of environment, Corrado Clini.

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