Comments on: Yes, there are things the Rio summit can accomplish http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/06/21/yes-there-are-things-the-rio-summit-can-accomplish/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: briggsfrank http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2012/06/21/yes-there-are-things-the-rio-summit-can-accomplish/#comment-62017 Tue, 09 Oct 2012 13:15:18 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=13292#comment-62017 The focus of the Rio +20 summit was on a failing European economy, political instability in the Middle East, and the upcoming United States presidential campaign.

Developing countries see it as their right to catch up with the U.S.; meaning they don’t have to meet emissions standards.

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