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May 27th, 2011
Lalonde Wants WTO-Style Talks on Sustainable Development

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As global environmental talks intensify ahead of next year’s Earth Summit in Rio, Brice Lalonde, summit coordinator at the UN, called for a binding agreement on sustainable development to be reached via WTO-style negotiating rounds on topics such as energy or agriculture. Brice Lalonde, executive coordinator of the UN Rio Earth Summit 2012, suggested creating “something that would be like an agreement” that is binding on its signatories. Read More

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