Cross-posted from Alertnet
This photo, of a sticker produced by Global Justice Ecology Project and Grassroots Global Justice Alliance, went around the world on various media outlets. Photo: REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino.
LONDON (AlertNet) – Many environment and development groups have expressed disappointment with the political agreement that emerged from the U.N. conference on sustainable development in Rio de Janeiro last week.
The prevailing view is that it was short on specific commitments and targets, and lacked the level of ambition required to tackle the triple challenges of sustainable development – environmental, economic and social.