Sustainable America 2012: How Sustainable is Your Candidate?

Oct 17 2012 - 12:37pm

Widener Law School's Environmental Law Center has created a website showing the positions of...

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...

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,...

International Buy Nothing Day

Buy Nothing Day
Nov 26 2011 - 2:23pm

Perhaps you managed to overcome the temptation to take advantage of all those great deals sweeping across the mass media in celebration of "Black Friday" -- the official launch of the...

US Input to Rio+20

Obama and Rio+20
Nov 22 2011 - 8:09pm

Along with more than 600 other submissions, the United States government posted its comments and...

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

Sha Zukang
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...