Skip to comments.Rio +20 Earth Summit: Greens Fail to Get The Future They Want
Posted on 06/22/2012 9:13:33 AM PDT by Twotone
Rio de JaneiroPoliticians are spinning this outrageous deal as a victory but in fact it is nothing less than a disaster for the planet, said Nnimmo Bassey, chair of Friends of the Earth International in a press release. Bassey added, This is a hollow deal and a gift to corporate polluters that hold U.N. decision-making hostage to further their economic interests.
Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace International Executive Director, piled on too, declaring, Rio+20 has turned into an epic failure. It has failed on equity, failed on ecology and failed on economy.
(Excerpt) Read more at reason.com ...
What’s a Kumi Naidoo?
Rio+20 has turned into an epic failure.”
I believe it was the great 21st century philosopher “The Cheezeburger Cat” who once said...”I haZ a Happy!”
Pretty well sums it up for me. Well, that and Eric Cartman tasting the poor widdle Rio-ites tears of sadness.
Nnimmo, the planet doesn't ccarre, and you don't sspeakk for it.
Slightly OT (I hope) -
Does anybody remember the content of Obama’s G-20 summit speech? What is the highlight of his speech?
No more than three bullet points, please. Thank you.
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