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Rio+20: A New Agenda for Sustainability – or More of the Same?

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Webcast Recap

The Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development is rapidly approaching -- an important opportunity to make progress on the global sustainability agenda. A panel of Reid Detchon, United Nations Foundation, David Sandalow, Under Secretary of Energy, and Robert Engelman, Worldwatch, discussed the developing agenda.

The “Managing Our Planet” seminar series – developed jointly by George Mason University and the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and Brazil Institute – addresses planetary scale problems and solutions.


*Picture courtesy of UNCSD



  • Reid Detchon

    Vice President for Energy and Climate, United Nations Foundation
  • Robert Engelman

    Senior Fellow, Worldwatch Institute
  • David Sandalow

    Inaugural Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy and co-Director of the Energy and Environment Concentration at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.