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Rio+20 does not end in Rio

No Comments 23 Juni 2012

Rio+20, the historic once in a generation opportunity, is over. Watch my video to take a sneak peek at the conference center and see what people inside Riocentro make of the outcome.

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Climate-friendly diet tips from Rio

No Comments 23 Juni 2012

A climate-friendly diet for the summer – what could it look like? I asked a representative of the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) for his recommendations. Check it out!

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Edward Norton hosts UNDP Equator Prize 2012

No Comments 22 Juni 2012

The “UNDP Equator Prize 2012″ was probably the fastest and most random award ceremony I ever attended. Forget the Academy Awards, this was so much more exciting.

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Rio+20: From the favela to Riocentro

No Comments 22 Juni 2012

While global leaders gave their speeches at Riocentro (seems like they all hired the same ghost writer), people outside the conference center in the favela Vila Autódromo made some noise for their causes to be heard.
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Severn Cullis-Suzuki 20 years later

No Comments 21 Juni 2012

Severn Cullis-Suzuki became known as the girl who silenced the world for five minutes in 1992. 20 years later she is back in Rio and asks herself why people today still care so much about the speech by a twelve-year old. Find the answer in this video.

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Flash Mob at Riocentro

No Comments 21 Juni 2012

The future we want – no fossil fuel subsidies, young people were shouting at Rio Centro earlier this week. Watch the video.

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If global leaders fail, let’s focus on local champions

No Comments 20 Juni 2012

It is a strange feeling when you attend a conference that has just started and is already been claimed to have failed.

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1 to 20: The future we choose

No Comments 19 Juni 2012

Nobel Laureates, political decision-makers, scientists as well as representatives of the young generation came together for an intergenerational dialogue that was organized by the UN Secretary General’s High-level Panel on Global Sustainability. King Carl Gustaf of Sweden himself opened this exciting high-level dialogue forum.

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2 to 20: Come reinvent the world

No Comments 18 Juni 2012

…that’s the ambitious theme of the People’s Summit. But what is this alternative event all about? Who are the people attending it? And what are they here for?

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3 to 20: A summit by the people for the planet

1 Comment 17 Juni 2012

My Sunday began with a lecture at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro on the question how film can promote sustainable development.

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