IfE will have a strong presence at Planet Under Pressure, the global science conference to present input in advance of the Rio+20 Earth Summit. The conference will be held in London on 26 – 29 March, 2012. Read more about it here.
Deborah Rogers and Uchita de Zoysa have convened a session called “Equity, Equality and Pathways towards Sustainability” for Day 4 of the conference (March 29). Speakers include social epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson, author of the best-selling book “The Spirit Level” on how inequality generates many harms for societies, from poor health to crime and violence. See session website here. IfE and other groups coordinating the Equity & Sustainability Treaty for the Rio+20 civil society input will meet in London at the time of the conference, if possible. Please check back for more details as the time approaches.