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Rio plus 20

31 May 2012
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Johannes Müller, SJ From 20 to 22 June 2012, Rio de Janeiro in Brazil will host the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, 20 years after the Earth Summit (the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development or UNCED)  that took place in the same city.  What was achieved since then? The result is...
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Rio+20: Great opportunities ahead, church NGOs say

31 May 2012
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Jessica Nitschke Almost 1.4 billion of the world’s people of the world live on less than US$ 1.25 on day.  In Latin America and the Caribbean, 0.5 per cent of forest cover is lost each year.  Given these developments, policy makers and civil society organisations on a conference that will take place in Rio...
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Environmental ethics in school: What can religious education contribute to sustainable development?

16 December 2011
Foto de: Banco Mundial

Simone Birkel “Environmental protection should become a subject in school,” Greenpeace requires in one of its recent news publications in Germany.  As much as I support this demand, and the discussion about integrating environmental ethics in religious education, the question of whether education alone can achieve the necessary social change towards a sustainable lifestyle...
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Rio+20, the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development: Making it Happen

18 April 2011
Photo credit: http://www.uncsd2012.org/rio20/

On 4 to 6 June 2012, the world’s nations will come together in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) to secure renewed political commitment to sustainable development, to assess the progress and the remaining gaps in the implementation of the outcomes of the major summits on sustainable development,...
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