Rio+20 begins

Jun 21 2012 - 5:18am

Rio de Janeiro. After months of preparations and anticipation, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development begins.

Expectations on the outcomes of this meeting are mixed, depending on what...

Americans see environment deteriorating

Jun 21 2012 - 4:48am

 June 19, 2012. The Wshington Post conducted a survey of...

Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development

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Mar 25 2012 - 12:48pm

CitNet was one of the organizers of this meeting to prepare for the June 2012 UN Conference on Environment & Development in Rio de Janeiro (Rio+20). It was held at the Yale School of Forestry...

Livestreaming of Citizens Summit

Mar 23 2012 - 12:27am

We are excited to announce that three sessions of the Citizens' Summit will be livestreamed at http://www.livestream...

Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development

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Mar 20 2012 - 2:10pm

On March 24-25, the US-Canada Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development will bring together citizen organizations and networks, educators,...

EPA's new sustainability framework

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Aug 19 2011 - 11:47am

The National Researach Council has released its report, in response to a request from EPA, on a framework for incorporating sustainabilitiy into the EPA's principles and decision making, helping...

UN Under-Secretary General calls for US leadership on Rio+20

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Jul 10 2011 - 12:19am

 On June 28, 2011, UN Under General Secretary Sha Zukang spoke at the National Press Club in...

Rio+20 co-chairs invite inputs for compilation document

Jul 9 2011 - 11:46pm

This past March the co-chairs of the UNCSD Bureau prepared a "guidance note" for inputs from Member States and "other stakeholders" into a compilation document "to serve...

North Americans meet to discuss Rio+20

Mar 8 2011 - 11:25pm

North American Civil Society Groups Meet

March 8, 2011, New York. On March 7-8 the United Nations held its...

What's their record on sustainability?

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Oct 27 2010 - 10:47am

Environmental Law Center looks at sustainability record of Pennsylvania candidates for governor and U.S Senate

Amid the current media storm of political advertising now taking place, one...