Rio Earth Summit Essay by TJ Davis

Rio Earth Summit
A look at the lessons that can be learned from the 1992 Rio Earth Summit.
# 58652 | 1,214 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2005 | US


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Description:

This paper illustrates the many flaws that were involved in the 1992 Earth Summit in Brazil. The paper argues that, although the summit started with good intentions, it only stood to perpetuate globalization and allow transnational corporations to run roughshod over indigenous peoples.

From the Paper:

"The Earth Summit of 1992 appeared to be a new beginning for the environmental movement. Many world leaders gathered in Rio de Janeiro to discuss the various effects of the human race on this planet and to offer solutions to pressing problems such as global warming, biodiversity, and poverty. The world has come a long way from that point; many blocks of sustainable development have come into being and various ideologies have developed, but few have become relevant to creating sustainability everywhere."

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