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Feature: Rio+20 Earth Summit

Brazil is hosting the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, marking the 20th Anniversary of the first “Earth Summit." As world leaders, CEOs and citizens gather in Rio, Rio+20 must generate real actions on the part of governments, businesses and societies to deliver the necessary actions to support the transition to a green economy and ensure the sustainability of the planet’s resources.

Reflections on Rio: Encouraging Cloud Over the Earth Summit

Posted July 9, 2012 by Jacob Scherr

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Since returning from Rio, I have already participated in a number of debriefings about the Rio+20 Earth Summit. I am pleased to see the interest, but dismayed to find many people have already accepted the message that the Summit had...continued

Reflections on the Race to Rio: The Sky is the Limit

Posted June 12, 2012 by Jacob Scherr

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“We’d never know how high we are, till we are called to rise; and then, if we are true to plan, our statures touch the sky.” – Emily Dickinson The hour is upon us, my friends. This week we...continued

My Eyeball and Envisioning the Rio+20 Earth Summit

Posted June 10, 2012 by Jacob Scherr

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After a year of Racing to Rio, I was suddenly not sure whether I would be able to travel there as scheduled this Monday night.  We've been long envisioning and advocating for a different kind of Earth Summit this June in Rio - one that would produce...continued


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