June 20, 2012
by Frances Beinecke
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Amazing Young Women Leaders Remind Us Why We Are in Rio: The Future

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
As the Earth Summit convenes today, after three days of preparatory meetings, I am reflecting on what this is all about, 50,000 people in Rio, 130 heads of state. Why are we all here?
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May 14, 2012
by Jacob Scherr
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Reflections on the Race to Rio: Crowdsourcing Sustainability at Earth Summit 2012

Jacob Scherr, Director, Global Strategy & Advocacy, Washington, DC
It is easy to feel depressed about the state of the Rio+20 preparations after the recent two weeks of “informal informal” negotiations at the United Nations … Continue reading

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April 12, 2012
by Jacob Scherr
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Reflections on the Race to Rio: Ten weeks before the next Earth Summit

Jacob Scherr, Director, Global Strategy & Advocacy, Washington, DC
After participating in Rio+20 preparatory meetings last month at the United Nations, it appears that governments will spend thousands of hours this spring arguing over a… Continue reading

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March 27, 2012
by Leila Monroe
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NRDC & Kyra Sedgwick take Global Call to End Plastic Pollution to U.N.

Leila Monroe, Staff Attorney, Oceans Program, San Francisco
Today, I had the great pleasure to work with Kyra Sedgwick on the launch of a new worldwide campaign: a Global Call to End Plastic Pollution. We started the day on MSNBC’… Continue reading

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