A Rio+20 Cheatsheet for Urbanists

A Rio+20 Cheatsheet for Urbanists

The Rio+20 Earth Summit features a barrage of activities, many of which are focused on broad environmental concerns. Here’s a quick list of the events we are looking forward to most, as urbanists.

Right now thousands of people have descended on Rio to hold informal conversations about the state of sustainability. While the official conference with heads of state occurs from June 20 to June 22, there will be a slew of interesting events surrounding governmental talks. Here are some can’t miss opportunities that relate to key urbanization concerns. Many are open only to registered participants, so

June 19

Diana Lind is the former executive director and editor in chief of Next City.

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