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Rio Climate Summit

Crisis? Not in the Green Economy

Eduardo Goncalves | Posted 08.17.2012 | Green
Eduardo Goncalves

This year, China's solar panel exports outstripped the combined value of all of America's corn, beef and chicken exports. Stock markets may have been flat or falling, but the portfolios of green tech and related companies are outperforming their peers by 3:2.

Rio+20 Dispatch: Government Is Dead. Long Live Government.

Chris Coulter | Posted 08.17.2012 | Green
Chris Coulter

Elected officials from around the world are working to catalyze governments on sustainable development at the World Summit of Legislators.

For the Next Earth Summit in Rio, We Want Action, Not More Grand Promises

Frances Beinecke | Posted 08.07.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

National governments have already agreed to hundreds of commitments to protect the environment and achieve a more sustainable future, yet many have deliver real change on the ground. The degradation of our planet continues.

Countdown to 2012: The Road to Rio +20

Kelly Rigg | Posted 07.31.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Will this turn out to be another "Copenhagen moment" for the climate movement? With record levels of carbon emissions creating fears of increased warming, it's certain Rio +20 will present a moment for decisive action.