Posts Tagged ‘Earth Summit. Rio 2012’

Good intentions are not enough: the Earth Summit of 1992

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

ESSCNews shares this article written by Pedro Walpole after he returned from the Earth Summit.  Originally published in Intersect magazine in September 1992, the observations that Pedro wrote about 20 years ago eerily remain the same 20 years after in Rio+20. Last June, over 100 governments gathered at the United Nations Conference on the Environment Read more

Rio Earth Summit Conference – Mercy Sisters’ letter-writing campaign

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

The Mercy sisters are trying to influence final decisions that will be taken at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, also known as Earth Summit and Rio+20, which takes place in June. One step they have taken is a letter-writing campaign to governments and proposed attendees to RIO+20, from countries where Mercy sisters work. The Read more