‘According to the head of the United Nations, only one vision of the future is acceptable’

Contrary to the U.N.’s dire assessment, humanity has never seen a clearer reduction in poverty worldwide. The proportion of people living in absolute poverty has dropped massively, from 52 percent in 1981 to 22 percent today.

~Bjorn Lomborg

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“Five days from now the United Nations’ Rio+20 conference will officially commence in glamorous Rio de Janiero. Most of the world’s citizens will pay little attention. With bills to pay and mouths to feed, we have other things on our mind.

“But there’s a serious problem. Many of the individuals attending Rio+20 think they’re authorized to speak for the rest of us. They also think it’s their job to choose our future.”

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RelatedRio +20 Earth Summit: Is Sustainable Development Still Sexy? Reason‘s Science Correspondent previews the U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro

Also, State of Alabama “Bans” Sustainable Development (aka “Agenda 21″) An article written by a progressive environmentalist who would prefer to bash the good people of Alabama for choosing what is best for their state, rather than to reconsider the data or the possibility of corruption and tyranny within the whole Agenda 21 scheme.

UpdateA Major Blow For Environmentalists

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