Posted by: Dr. Breffni Lennon | June 8, 2012

John Vidal’s Guardian article depressingly highlights a familiar game of brinkmanship at the upcoming Rio+20 Earth Summit

A draft of the UN’s vision document for the Rio+20 Earth summit has been leaked to the UK’s Guardian newspaper. With only three days of formal negotiations to go only 20% of the wording has been agreed by the world’s governments. Brinkmanship continues to be the name of the game for all concerned…

“UN’s vision for one deal to save the Earth is in peril as countries bicker over phrasing of clauses and key terms in the draft text”

The Guardian’s article can be accessed here.

A draft copy of the UN’s vision document can be accessed here.

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