Rio Plus Ten: Politics, Poverty and the Environment

Rio Plus Ten: Politics, Poverty and the Environment

Neil Middleton


The global Summit on Sustainable improvement happened in Johannesburg, South Africa in September 2002. during this e-book, the authors examine the schedule tested because the unique Rio convention in 1992 and canopy the occasions of the intervening years: international warming and the unfolding arguments over weather swap, power, water and sanitation, patents and lots of different matters. They study what progress-- if any--has been made. providing a severe research of the hyperlinks among neo-liberal economics and transnational enterprises, the authors reveal the poverty of so-called foreign protocols and resolutions which declare to supply recommendations. They express how, in nearly each case, those resolutions stay a part of the matter of continuous poverty and environmental degradation within the non-Western world.

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