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Prime Minister must not let Rio+20 failure stand

The Prime Minister and other world leaders arriving in Rio tomorrow (local time) must intervene to strengthen the farcically weak text agreed by bureaucrats today, said the Australian Greens.


"Twenty years after making laudable commitments to sustainable development, which spawned three international conventions, the world's diplomats have taken no steps forward and are failing the needs of this planet and future generations," said Australian Greens environment spokesperson Larissa Waters, from Rio.

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