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Tue Jun 19, 2012, 12:37 PM

Rio+20: Agreement reached, say diplomats

Source: BBC

19 June 2012 Last updated at 16:24 GMT

Rio 20: Agreement reached, say diplomats

By Richard Black
Environment correspondent, BBC News, Rio de Janeiro

Negotiators have reached agreement on a text that will be submitted for approval to world leaders when they meet for the Rio summit this week.

The Rio+20 meeting comes 20 years after the Earth Summit, also held in the Brazilian city.

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An unnamed diplomat told the AFP news agency that a text "was adopted and it will be endorsed by the heads of state and government".

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18507602

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Tue Jun 19, 2012, 12:52 PM

1. Text... but with no teeth.

At least... that's my prediction.

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Response to FBaggins (Reply #1)

Wed Jun 20, 2012, 06:19 AM

2. Pretty safe bet ...

We don't want those nasty environmentalists to take away the GAWD-GIVEN RIGHT
to cheap petrol, shale gas, tar sands or open cast coal mining after all ...

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Response to Eugene (Original post)

Wed Jun 20, 2012, 07:53 AM

3. More deck chairs rearranged.

nt

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Response to marmar (Reply #3)

Thu Jun 21, 2012, 03:45 PM

4. +1

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