NEWS: UN-backed event ends with unusual call from civil society groups to end capitalism
Reaction to UNFCCC negotiations from Greenpeace, WWF, Christian Aid, Practical Action, Third World Network, Union of Concerned Scientists & Environmental Defense Fund
In a Rio+20 special, we take a look back over at the news over the last seven days from both the Earth Summit negotiations and beyond to find out what we can learn from events this week.
As civil society groups across the globe denounce politicians for their lack of action, is it time for a new era where the individual and the collective take on the challenge?
As the Rio+20 negotiations come to a close, NGOs including Christian Aid, Oxfam and Third World Network offer their reaction to the proceedings and say they are willing to mobilise with those at the conference – both inside and outside the negotiations – to ensure a pathway forwards.