Earth Summit


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Earth Summit:

see United Nations Conference on Environment and DevelopmentUnited Nations Conference on Environment and Development
(UNCED) or Earth Summit,
an 11-day meeting held in June, 1992, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to discuss the global conflict between economic development and environmental protection.
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The man, who had put pounds 10,000 each way on the outsider at 66-1, would have won pounds 845,000 if Earth Summit had come in first.
More than 450 people from 125 universities attended the Campus Earth Summit at Yale University in February to hear speakers like Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Carol Browner and her predecessor, William Reilly.
The world's first climate treaty entered into force this week, nearly 2 years after 150 nations signed the Framework Convention on Climate Change at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro (SN: 6/20/92, p.
June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermo Electron Corporation (NYSE: TMO) will undertake the recycling of tens of thousands of petitions from Americans pledging their part to protect the environment, which will be presented next week in Rio de Janeiro to Maurice Strong, the Secretary General of the Earth Summit.
The UN World Earth Summit in September was designed to implement Agenda 21, a comprehensive plan for achieving sustainable development, adopted at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio.
Rockefeller, former Soviet dictator Mikhail Gorbachev (representing Green Cross International), Earth Summit I Secretary-General Maurice Strong (representing the Earth Council), and representatives from the government of the Netherlands.
CIVIL society groups have joined the Green Party in condemning police action during a candlelit vigil during the Earth Summit in Johannesburg.
Ten years ago, the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro teemed with politicians, celebrities and environmentalists as the United Nations hosted what was at the time its largest meeting, the Conference on Environment and Development - better known as the Earth Summit.
A week ago, the Gloucestershire trainer would have been hard-pressed to win a walkover - yesterday he took racing's two big prizes with Earth Summit and Kerawi.
Sustainability thought leaders, members of the United Nations and global experts in environmental and information networking will convene in Abu Dhabi tomorrow for Eye on Earth Summit 2015.
6 (BNA): Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the board of trustees of the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charity and Humanitarian Foundation, today inaugurated the second Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi.
The Rio+20, also known as Earth Summit 2012, is taking place 20 years after the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio, where countries adopted Agenda 21, which is a blueprint to rethink economic growth, advance social equity and ensure environmental protection.
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