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Scientists warn that sustainable development is not enough

The global science profession is calling on nation states to accept new responsibilities for planetary stewardship that are more demanding than envisaged by the landmark UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) coming up in June.

Planet Under Pressure 2012 – final day

Live blog of proceedings of final day of The Planet Under Pressure 2012 conference.

Sustainable inequality looms over Rio+20

Professor Richard Wilkinson and Dr Mamphela Ramphele spoke about global inequality this morning at the Planet Under Pressure 2012 conference. We know that it’s a big problem with few easy answers in the context of sustainable development.

Conference notes: 26th March

Miscellaneous reflections on the first day of the Planet Under Pressure 2012 conference, embracing Lord Giddens, Twitter and Wordsworth.

Planetary boundaries or opportunities?

The Planet Under Pressure 2012 conference has opened with a blunt dilemma. Signs of improvement in our environmental stewardship are insufficient to halt the slide towards the limits.

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