Programs of Change: Stockholm—Rio De Janeiro—Johannesburg—Rio+20

  • Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan
  • Igor E. Reyf
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Abstract

Ecological concerns reach the international level—The Stockholm Conference and its indirect consequences—Forming an ecological consciousness—The Brundtland Commission as a stepping stone to the Rio Conference—Sustainable development–the birth of a term—What was left unsaid at the Rio Earth Summit—Johannesburg: summit of unfulfilled hopes—Rio plus 20 or Rio minus 20—Humanity still unready for change.

Keywords

Earth summit Stockholm Declaration UN Environmental Programme UNEP Gro Harlem Brundtland Brundtland Commission Our Common Future UNCED Rio Declaration sustainable development Agenda 21 Johannesburg Declaration Nitin Desai Rio+20 Summit 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan
    • 1
  • Igor E. Reyf
    • 2
  1. 1.Correspondent Member of Russian Academy of SciencesDirector of the Water Problems Institute of RASMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Freelance Journalist/WriterFrankfurt am MainGermany

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