In a talk held with international media, Brazil's chief negotiator at Rio+20 emphasized the focus of the event will be on development that makes economic and social sense, but recognized the need for new growth indicators.
One one hand we have the state of affairs in the US. On the other we have the future Bill Gates would like to manifest in Africa, all in the supremely laudable goal of reducing poverty and hunger. It's not a pretty picture for people or the planet.
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Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves executive director sat on stage today at the Social Good Summit with prestigious chef José Andrés to talk about cookstoves, an issue that has been gaining attention lately