Good Summary of Climate Scientists’ IPCC 2013 Report

Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, and since the 1950s, many of the observed changes are unprecedented over decades to millennia. The atmosphere and ocean have warmed, the amounts of snow and ice have diminished, sea level has risen, and the concentrations of greenhouse gases have increased. Each of …

SAVE THE DATE – Youth Blast in NY, 20th September 2013!

  Hi  everyone,  This month, the UN is hosting in New York a series of key events together with its General Assembly, among them: the 20th Session of the  Commission  on Sustainable Development which will mark the end of a cycle and the the Inaugural Session of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.  This important …

Stakeholder Forum Network News: Engagement in post-Rio+20 and post-2015 processes

     www.stakeholderforum.org   Stakeholder Engagement in post-Rio+20 and post-2015 processes     Participatory democracy is the idea that involving all stakeholders, at every level, will result in better informed, and more thoroughly deliberated, decisions being taken. It means that all stakeholders will thereby take greater ownership of the outcome …

ENB on the Side – UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Energy Day at Rio+20

Energy day at Rio+20 Opening Session: Achieving sustainable energy for all Robert Orr, Policy Coordination and Strategic Planning in the Executive Office of the Secretary-General, moderated the opening session of Energy Day at Rio+20, which was convened under the theme “Achieving Sustainable Energy for All.” Sha Zukang, Secretary-General of Rio+20, …

Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication – Videos for Rio+20

Ecologic Newsletter No 115 ? June 2012 1. Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication – Videos for Rio+20 Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, released four videos addressing the themes of the upcoming Rio+20 Conference. The videos tell stories in which the fictional …

ENB on the Side – UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Issue #3

We at Ethical Markets Media are happy to see our friends, Maurice Strong, Bedrich Moldan and Patrick Ten Brink featured in this report from RIO+20 , Hazel Henderson, Editor The UN System Perspectives on Green Economy Organized by the Environment Management Group (EMG), UNEP, UNDP and DESA This event, chaired …

Barcelona Consensus is currently participating in Rio+20

Barcelona Consensus is currently participating in Rio+20 At the Rio+20 People?s Summit Barcelona Consensus will clearly represent its core values focusing on environmental sustainability and the creation of a social, just and sustainable economy. The main activity of the Consensus will be the Atelier called: ?Engagement interculturel pour un monde …

UNCTAD Rio+20 Blog This blog is maintained by UNCTAD’s Trade, Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Branch.

16 June 2012 Status of Negotiations on 15 June 2012 Posted by UNCTAD . at 10:13 PM Status of Negotiations on 15 June 2012 Friday afternoon almost at the closing of the Third Session of Negotiations in Rio Although negotiators and UN staff keep saying in the corridors this Friday …