Parting Shots

Saturday, June 23, 2012 // 1 Comment

Not to sound too cliché, but “think of the children!” Yesterday was the final day of negotiations. The text was adopted, but it was very weak. The opportunity to [more...]

Dress to Impress, Live by Example

Friday, June 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

UN summits are funny things. One of the more unusual things I noticed is the way people are dressed. Rio de Janiero at this time of the year is often in the mid-twenties and [more...]

Post Trauma

Thursday, June 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Worldwatch President Bob Engelman holds up a copy of our latest publication It’s taken a little while to fully decompress, but we seem to have all recovered well from [more...]

Eve of the Event

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Copacabana beach by night So we’ve mostly adjusted to the time zone difference and the climate. Well, sort of. It just keeps getting hotter and hotter. On the morning [more...]

River of January

Monday, June 18, 2012 // 3 Comments

In transit in Lisbon, I came across an old Russian plane on the tarmac This is not the first time I’ve been to Rio. Five years ago, while undertaking an epic voyage [more...]