Get a FREE Issue of Earth Island Journal
Sign up for our no-risk offer today.

Go Back: Home

Walking Away from Rio

The International Summits Are Broken. Time to Put Bodies onto the Streets

If you find it difficult to believe the history of how Easter Islanders in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries deforested their island to the point where they drove themselves to extinction, take a look at the dithering and fiddling that took place…
» Read more

(0) Comments

by: Jamie Henn – June 25, 2012

Where to Look for Change at Rio+20

Hint: It Won’t Be in the Official Meeting Rooms

With the temperature outside plummeting below freezing, hundreds of us huddled our sleeping bags together to keep warm on the concrete floor of an abandoned warehouse that had been transformed into a “action space” for the UN climate meetings taking place down…
» Read more

(0) Comments

by: Jamie Henn – June 15, 2012


Four issues for just
$10 a year.

cover thumbnail EIJ

Join Now!

Go Solar with Earth Island Institute!