SEJ's New Orleans conference continues Friday with concurrent sessions, keynote address by Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, and beat dinners. Walk-ins on site are welcome all week — don't miss this opportunity to bolster your career. There are some great things happening with the agenda: concurrent sessions on all topics environmental, loads more. Check out the agenda to see it all!
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"Australia and the US used the 2007 United Nations climate change conference in Bali to carry out a joint surveillance operation on Indonesia, according to reports."
"They have thwarted the poisons. They have evaded the traps."
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"Global leaders ended a U.N. development summit on Friday with what was widely considered a lackluster agreement, leaving many attendees convinced that individuals and companies, rather than governments, must lead efforts to improve the environment."
"On the final day of the UN sustainable development summit in Rio, UN chief Ban Ki-moon has urged governments to eliminate hunger from the world."
"RIO de JANEIRO -- More than 100 heads of state and government [Wednesday] gathered in Rio de Janeiro for the start of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20. The summit seeks to shape new policies to promote global prosperity, reduce poverty and advance social equity and environmental protection in the face of warnings that the ecological basis of life is coming undone."
"Diplomats from over 190 countries agreed on a draft text on green global development on Tuesday to be approved this week at a summit in Rio de Janeiro, but environmentalists complained the agreement was too weak."