Rio Summit

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A 1992 conference that provided a forum for addressing the population-related and other man-made changes on the global ecosystem
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The signatories also swore to "advance and implement the commitments made at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development" (the enviro-Marxist Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro) by creating "cooperative partnerships to strengthen our capacity to prevent and control pollution" and promote "sustainable development" (globalese for UN control over economic, industrial, and population matters).
The accord will next travel to Rio de Janeiro for signature by world leaders in June during the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. The new agreement, the Framework Convention on Climate Change, is the first major international treaty to address the global-warming threat.
The Earth Summit -- officially the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) is a call to action.
"One of the more important moments in women's growing involvement in environmental decision-making processes goes back to the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio," says Martha Chouchena-Rojas, head of policy, biodiversity, and international agreements at IUCN--the World Conservation Union, a Swiss-based global union of governments, agencies, and nongovernmental organizations dedicated to conserving biological diversity worldwide.
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