RIO+20 base document needs to take the planet’s limits into consideration

By Fábio de Castro

Agência FAPESP – In January, the United Nations (UN) released the first outline of the final declaration of the Conference on Sustainable Development (RIO+20) to be held in Brazil in June. The document, however, should emphasize the principle that the planet has a natural limit—a central concept for sustainable development—in a more clear and objective manner. Such is the opinion of Carlos Alfredo Joly, head of the Policies and Thematic Programs Department (DEPPT), Secretary of Policies and Research and Development Programs (SEPED) for the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI) and coordinator of the BIOTA-FAPESP program.

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Source and Photo: FAPESP, March 7th, 2012

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