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Rio 20 Conference

Rio+20: Empty Promises Won't Fill Empty Bellies

Pierre Ferrari | Posted 08.28.2012 | Impact
Pierre Ferrari

Despite the bold title and the sheer size of the gathering -- nearly 50,000 participants, including more than 100 heads of state or government -- no enforceable commitments on climate change or any of the other global challenges came out of the summit.

Africa After Rio+20

Muhammad Yunus | Posted 08.22.2012 | World
Muhammad Yunus

Africa is forecast to be the continent worst hit by climate change. Increasing harvests and food production in these challenging circumstances requires a major commitment, by governments within and outside the continent, to fund a climate-resilient Green Revolution in Africa.

What's Your Wish For Rio+20?

Posted 06.14.2012 | Green

With the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development -- also known as Rio+20 -- quickly approaching, world leaders are preparing to meet in R...