MUMBAI: A three-member delegation of Rio de Janeiro metropoitan officials in Brazil comprising a World Bank executive recently visited Mumbai's infrastructure projects being executed by the Mumbai
The Rio+20 summit ended recently – but the confusion over which way the world’s environment is going did not.
The significance of Rio+ 20 does not lie in any document but in the new direction provided to global governance, with Brazil, China and India shaping the global agenda.
NewDelhi:One-third of food produced globally every year does not reach human mouths – it is either lost in transit or wasted by consumers themselves.
The significance of Rio + 20 does not lie in any document but in the new direction provided to global governance, whose focus should be on patterns of natural resource use, and not just on natural capital, to ensure human well being.
At Rio+20, the developing world reclaimed lost ground, but nobody committed to credible action
Rio in 1992 is where a divisive world started coming together to save a planet crumbling under its own weight.
A lot of high-flown rhetoric ushered in last week's UN Conference on Sustainable Development. Rio+20 was the biggest summit the UN had ever organised.
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Rio de Janeiro: The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, today again admonished the West for living the high life and not paying for it.
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