Amrita Batra, Program Assistant, India Initiative and Food and Agriculture, San Francisco
Goa Forest and Environment to Help Implement Rio +20
“Rio+20 India Programme will be undertaken in Goa in co-ordination with the off… Continue reading →
Rachel Fried, Program Assistant, Lands and Communications, Washington, D.C.
I used to associate the word “Rio” with a glass jar filled with spare lunch money. My first grade elementary school class decided to raise money to … Continue reading →
Mark Izeman, Senior Attorney and Director of the New York Urban Program, New York
It’s probably just me, but when I hear the word “Rio” I think of that really awful song by Duran Duran from the early 1980s. (And yes, t… Continue reading →
Samantha Beckerman, Program Assistant, Global Strategy & Advocacy and Climate Programs, Washington, D.C.
This week marks the beginning of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development or the Rio+20 Earth Summit. On Monday nig… Continue reading →
Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco
The countdown to the June 2012 Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development picked up speed last week at the annual Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS). The DSDS, who… Continue reading →
Elizabeth Shope, Advocate, Washington, D.C.
With just two months before World Water Day on March 22, NRDC, CARE & WaterAid in America have published our annual report about how the United States is doing in implementing the recommen… Continue reading →
Jacob Scherr, Director, Global Strategy & Advocacy, Washington, DC There are a lot of different views about what to call the gathering of world leaders planned for Rio de Janeiro just under 10 months from now. The event is officially labeled the … Continue reading →
Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City One year from now, presidents, prime ministers, and other world leaders will gather in Rio de Janeiro for the “Earth Summit.” Officially labeled the United Nations Conference on Susta… Continue reading →