Every year the Agenda 21 (ICLEI) summit is held in the capital of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, and every year capitalism and the United States are blamed for the world’s pollution. The US is expected to redistribute financial and technological resources to the rest of the world for our alleged polluting. The irony of all this, which exposes some of the hypocrisy coming out of the UN, is that Rio is one of the dirtiest places on earth. Their untreated sewage goes right into the surrounding waterways.
For those who are unfamiliar with Agenda 21, Agenda 21 or ICLEI is an action plan of the United Nations dedicated to sustainable development and was an outcome of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992. The summit is held every year. Last year was RIO +20, which took place tin June 2012. Next year’s summit will be held in June through August – in Rio of course.
Agenda 21 is “a comprehensive plan of extreme environ[…]
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