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Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - home of the 2016 summer olympics

Glory Eclipsed by Shame at the Rio Summer Games: A Social and Environmental Review of Brazil in 2016

Rio Olympic Games Special Feature : Brazil, the good, the bad, and ugly  Brazil is a complex amalgam of sustainability successes alongside epic social and environmental fails. The interplay of heroes and villains in Brazilian society sometimes makes it hard to differentiate one from the other. Brazil is a study in contrasts as illustrated by the incongruous site of lavish…

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Video Friday: The Voice of Future Generations

In 1992 Severn Suzuki, then 12 years old, addressed the first UN Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. Her eloquence and self-possession “silenced the world” for just a few minuets as the young girl pleaded for a sustainable future. Has anything changed since then?