Going down to Rio+20
Joan Walley, MP for Stoke-on-Trent North and chair of the environmental audit committee, argues that leaders must ramp up global ambition to tackle sustainability at Rio+20A lot of readers will remember, as I do, the huge difference that Agenda 21 made following the first UN Earth Summit in Rio in 1992. The global plan was intended to involve action at international, na
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