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Sustainabledevelopment

Rio 20: What Will Come of It?

Kazuhiko Takemoto | Posted 08.17.2012 | Green
Kazuhiko Takemoto

I've just arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for a conference that United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling a "once-in-a-generation opportunity to make real progress towards the sustainable economy of the future."

High-level Panel Urges Phase-out of Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Commitment to Low-carbon Energy

Jake Schmidt | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

22 high level representatives have just released Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing, setting out recommendations to "put sustainable development into practice and... economic policy as quickly as possible."

How to Advance Climate Change & Clean Energy Action at the Rio Earth Summit

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The world’s leaders will be meeting June 4-6, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the Rio+20 Earth Summit.  This Summit is an important...