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GLOBE, Keeping Governments’ Feet to the Fire

Posted on 17 June 2012 by admin

Busani Bafana interviews JOHN GUMMER, President of the Global Legislators Organisation (GLOBE)

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 17 (TerraViva) If global leaders gathering next week for the Rio+20 conference are under immense pressure to deliver on the 1992 Earth Summit commitments, that pressure has just been doubled by parliaments taking out the environmental accountability whip. Continue Reading

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M茅xico es ejemplo de modernizaci贸n legislativa ambiental

Posted on 17 June 2012 by admin

Por Julio Godoy

R脥O DE JANEIRO, 17 jun (TerraViva) Dos nuevas leyes de protecci贸n ambiental y sustanciales reformas a otras tantas hacen de M茅xico un ejemplo repetidamente mencionado en el Primer Congreso Mundial de Legisladores ambientalistas, celebrado en esta ciudad brasile帽a desde el viernes 15 hasta este domingo 17. Continue Reading

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New Economic Yardstick Includes “Natural Capital”

Posted on 16 June 2012 by admin

By Julio Godoy

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 16 (TerraViva) 鈥 Incorporating a monetary valuation of nature into gross domestic product (GDP) is an essential step for a global policy of sustainable development, according to legislators and scientists gathered in this Brazilian city ahead of the Rio+20 summit. Continue Reading

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