Rio+20 welcomes heads of state, but change driven at local level

Leading up to the Rio+20 conference, there was skepticism an agreement on a green future could even be drafted before global leaders arrived. But real action is taking place at the community level.

By , Staff writer

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    Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff (L) shaks hands with Sha Zukang (C), secretary-general of the Rio +20, as UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon looks on at the opening of the Rio+20 United Nations sustainable development summit in Rio de Janeiro June 20.
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