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U.N. Conference on Environment and Development

hearing before the Subcommittee on Environment of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, May 7, 1991.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Environment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

  • Economic development -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUN Conference on Environment and Development.
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .S395 1991p
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1667201M
    ISBN 100160354838
    LC Control Number91601791

    All addressed problems of a global magnitude which Member States recognized had grown beyond their individual capacities to solve and which needed a concerted international effort. Over the next 20 years, as part of efforts to implement the decisions, concern for the atmosphere and global climate slowly gained international attention and action. By the end of the evening, the commission had trashed its own comprehensive development plan. Is Agenda 21 on the ropes? The end point, these ideologues insist, is the destruction of freedom and the onset of tyranny.

    Eisenhower of being a communist agent and claiming that fluoridation of water was a nefarious attempt to poison Americans — also got into the act early, sending a correspondent to cover the original Earth Summit in However, in the UN General Assembly gave real impetus to environmental issues, when it adopted the Environmental Perspective to the Year and Beyond -- a framework to guide national action and international cooperation on policies and programmes aimed at achieving environmentally sound development. The politicians who spread falsehoods about Agenda 21 and its effects need to be shamed by other politicians, by editorial boards and other commentators, and by the citizenry at large. We are your own children.

    Dealing with the serious problems that confront our nation and our planet becomes incredibly difficult when the public discussion is poisoned with groundless conspiracy theories. It entered into force inand in Marchthe first Conference of the Parties to the Convention adopted the Berlin Mandate, launching talks on a protocol or other legal instrument containing stronger commitments for developed countries and those in transition. The action plan presented 69 recommendations on how governments, intergovernmental agencies, and NGOs could work together to implement environmental protection strategies. The group, which hosted a major conference on the plan inis led by self-described lesbian feminist Rosa Koire, who came to the issue through battles over zoning in Santa Rosa, Calif. General Assembly Resolution in decided to convene a conference in and mandated a set of reports from the UN secretary-general suggesting that the conference focus on "stimulating and providing guidelines for action by national government and international organizations" facing environmental issues.

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