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.

New report shows Australia failing Rio commitments

On the eve of the United Nations Rio+20 conference, marking 20 years since the Rio Declaration on Sustainable Development, a new report commissioned by Australian Greens has found Australia is failing all of the environmental commitments it signed up to 20 years ago.