Posts Tagged ‘Rio 20’

Signs of hope

Friday, October 12th, 2012

‘All is connected…’ I began these musings in March with this tag. It becomes clearer to me and more relevant each time. We have been gifted this beautiful world to use and enjoy. Not to plunder and pollute. Governments seem paralysed by inertia or denial of the disastrous effects of climate change, already evident in the Read more

Rio 20+ – Melanesian leaders speak out on climate change

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Melanesian Leaders attending Rio 20+ have spoken out about the effect of climate change on their nations. The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has used the opportunity at the Rio+20 conference in Rio de Janeiro to promote its Declaration of Environment and Climate, recently signed by MSG Leaders in Fiji. Prime Minister of Fiji Voreqe Bainimarama also addressed Read more

Rio plus 20 – Is this our last chance?

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Rio plus 20 is upon us – 20 years after the Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro agreed on Conventions to keep our planet sustainable. They were more honoured in the breach than the observance, but at least they exist. Is this our last chance to implement them and save our God-given world? One Read more