RIO+20: Earth Summit Negotiated the Size of the Zero
Inter Press Service, 2012-06-07.
RIO+20: Earth Summit Negotiated the Size of the Zero By Thalif Deen
UNITED NATIONS, Jun 7 2012 (IPS) - Amidst much political fanfare, the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro concluded with the adoption of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development and the landmark Agenda 21 blueprint for a sustainable future in the 21st century. Still, there was widespread disappointment over the final outcome of that conference – primarily because there were no firm funding commitments by the world’s rich nations. (...)