The World from Berlin 'Rio+20 Has Become the Summit of Futility'

Twenty years ago, the United Nations summit held in Rio de Janeiro paved the way for landmark agreements on the climate and the environment. This year's meeting, on the other hand, has been widely criticized for its lack of vision in the face of accelerating degradation of the planet. German commentators are critical as well.
Rio+20 conference: Jumping fish or sinking ships?

Rio+20 conference: Jumping fish or sinking ships?

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-- Charles Hawley