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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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RIO+20: Ignoring Science, Negotiations Become Political Battle

Posted on 19 June 2012 by admin

by Stephen Leahy

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 19 2012 (TerraViva) - The science is crystal clear: humans are threatening Earth’s ability to support mankind, and a new world economy is urgently needed to prevent irreversible decline, said scientists and other experts at an event on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Earth Summit.

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Transforming Political Platitudes into Economic Realities

Posted on 12 June 2012 by admin

By Thalif Deen

UNITED NATIONS, Jun 12 (IPS/TerraViva) – When world leaders endorse the final plan of action, titled “The Future We Want, at the Rio+20 summit in Brazil next week, a lingering question may remain unanswered: how best can the United Nations transform political platitudes into economic realities? Continue Reading

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“Ainda há solução”

Posted on 30 May 2012 by admin

Manipadma Jena

YEOSU, Corea del Sur, 30/5/2012, (IPS) – Enquanto aproxima-se a ConferĂŞncia das Nações Unidas sobre Desenvolvimento Sustentável (Rio+20), entre 20 e 22 de junho no Rio de Janeiro, proliferam as dĂşvidas sobre a viabilidade de uma “economia verde”.

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