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Clean Energy, Dirty Industry Funding?

Posted on 21 June 2012 by admin

By Stephen Leahy

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 21 (TerraViva) Over one billion people in the developing world could benefit from the Sustainable Energy for All initiative to bring electricity and clean-burning cookstoves to those without by 2030, U.N. officials said here June 21. Continue Reading

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A diretriz do Rio é decepcionante, dizem grupos da sociedade civil

Posted on 20 June 2012 by admin

Por Stephen Leahy

RIO DE JANEIRO, 19 de junho (TerraViva) “Muito decepcionante” √© a forma como empresas e organiza√ß√Ķes n√£o governamentais descreveram, hoje, as negocia√ß√Ķes intergovernamentais formais na Confer√™ncia das Na√ß√Ķes Unidas sobre Desenvolvimento Sustent√°vel, a Rio+20. Continue Reading

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Youth Invisible in Rio+20 Vision

Posted on 17 June 2012 by admin

By Stephen Leahy

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 17 (TerraViva) Youth and future generations do not deserve a voice in their own future, the Brazilian government appears to have arbitrarily decided here at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development, where the theme is “The Future We Want”. Continue Reading

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Concrete Goals the Only Recipe for Success

Posted on 16 June 2012 by admin

By Stephen Leahy

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 16 (TerraViva) Goals drive action, and that’s why establishing a set of Sustainable Development Goals is so important to put the world on a sustainable pathway, experts said Saturday under the tropical fig and palm forest that covers much of the ground at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. Continue Reading

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Leap of Faith Needed on Green Economy

Posted on 16 June 2012 by admin

By Stephen Leahy

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 16 (TerraViva) Delegates in Rio will need to take a leap of faith and agree on concepts like the green economy and sustainable development goals without really knowing what they involve, suggest experts on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Earth Summit. Continue Reading

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Govt Reform Needed if Green Economy Will Serve Poorest

Posted on 15 June 2012 by admin

By Stephen Leahy

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 15 (TerraViva) – Poor countries that green their economies will lift millions of their citizens out of poverty and generate higher incomes while protecting invaluable natural ecosystems, says a report released here in Rio Thursday. Continue Reading

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La cura de la Tierra ya existe

Posted on 07 June 2012 by admin

Por Stephen Leahy

UXBRIDGE, Canad√°, jun (IPS) – El √Ārtico alcanz√≥ una concentraci√≥n r√©cord de di√≥xido de carbono de 400 partes por mill√≥n (ppm). La √ļltima vez que la Tierra registr√≥ niveles similares fue hace tres millones de a√Īos, durante la era del Plioceno. Continue Reading

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Receita para acabar com a emergência planetária

Posted on 06 June 2012 by admin

Stephen Leahy

Uxbridge, Canadá, 6/6/2012, (IPS) РAs políticas que ignoram a dimensão ecológica e ambiental são em grande parte responsáveis pelos problemas que afetam o sistema de suporte vital do planeta.

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Activists Call for Creation of High Commissioner for Future Generations at Rio+20

Posted on 05 June 2012 by admin

By Stephen Leahy *

UXBRIDGE, Canada, Jun 5, 2012 (Tierram√©rica) – The theme of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) is “The Future We Want”, but there is no official role for youth nor a spokesperson for future generations who will inherit that future.

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O futuro reclama um ombudsman na Rio+20

Posted on 04 June 2012 by admin

Stephen Leahy

UXBRIDGE, Canad√°, 4 de junho de 2012, (IPS) – (Tierram√©rica).- Um ombudsman das futuras gera√ß√Ķes pode se contrapor √† natureza de curto prazo dos ciclos eleitorais dos governos, ao defender interesses e necessidades das pr√≥ximas gera√ß√Ķes.

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