Campaigners brand Earth Summit a “damp squib” in rain-hit Rio

As the Rio+20 Earth Summit heads into its final hours, there’s a sense of anti-climax and disillusionment among environmental campaigners, scientists and activists. Charlotte Smith of Oceans Inc reflects on missed opportunities and disappointing outcomes.

Oceansinc@Rio is dedicated to broadcasting news about the ocean at the Rio+20 Sustainable Development Summit.  It will closely follow the discussions, negotiations and events related to the ocean from the commencement of the dialogues on June 16th to the completion of the summit on June 22nd.

You can follow Oceans Inc on Twitter @oceansincrio and keep up with everything that is going on at the Earth Summit by searching for and using the hashtags #oceansatrio #rioplus20 #earthsummit.

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