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Earth Summit 2012

Big Wins at Rio+20's: A Platform, Partnerships and Business Opportunities to Stop Plastic Pollution

Leila Monroe | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green
Leila Monroe

What do mushrooms, tires and soda bottles have in common? They are all being used, recycled or even upcycled through innovative programs that prevent waste from entering the environment.

My Eyeball and Envisioning the Rio+20 Earth Summit

S. Jacob Scherr | Posted 08.12.2012 | Green
S. Jacob Scherr

I now have even greater hope that this Earth Summit will be important and historic. But we will have to be able to see how much has changed since the 1992 summit and what is really going on in Rio and the world.

For the Future of Our Planet, a Dialogue Between Generations

Desmond Tutu | Posted 08.08.2012 | Green
Desmond Tutu

For the sake of our planet, a conversation that needs to be heard is the one between generations, between elders and young people around the world -- and those who are in between.

The World Is Watching: Will G20 Countries Lead This June at the Earth Summit?

Jake Schmidt | Posted 07.09.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

NRDC, with Stakeholder Forum and Road to Rio+20, recently launched the Earth Summit Watch -- a country-by-country progress tracker of the ambition (or lack thereof) of preparations before we all meet in Rio.

What Climate & Energy Actions Would You Demand of World Leaders at the 2012 Earth Summit?

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.09.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

Think world leaders need to finally phase-out the fossil fuel subsidies that are helping to drive global warming and tilting the incentive away from clean energy investments?