|Blog David Suzuki | Uruguay's President Jose Mujica has few possessions, donates most of his salary to small businesses and the poor, and lives in a ramshackle farmhouse with his wife. But don't call him "poor"!|
|Blog Ben Powless | The Rio+20 Earth Summit has been called too little, too late, but there may be some positive developments from social movements that met during the talks.|
|Blog David Suzuki | The first Rio Earth Summit failed in many ways, but it led to important policies and laws, including Ontario's Endangered Species Act.|
|Blog Maude Barlow and Meera Karunananthan | Gandhi said it best: "the Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not enough to satisfy every man's greed." This is truer of the world's freshwater supply now than ever before.|
During green economy negotiations leading up to Rio +20, prestigious water institute aids Pepsi bluewashingMaude Barlow, Wenonah Hauter | At the Rio +20 conference to protect our common resources from private interests, the Stockholm International Water Institute’s decision to award PepsiCo for water efficiency is a cruel irony.
|Blog Brent Patterson | I am in Porto Alegre, Brazil, with Blue Planet Project organizer Anil Naidoo for a Thematic Social Forum (titled "Capitalist Crisis, Social and Environmental Justice").|
|Blog Meera Karunananthan | For decades, the industries that thrive on destroying the planet have co-opted environmental discourse. A corporate water conference in Amsterdam provides insights into what to expect at Rio+20.|