One skeptic of climate change says Rio+20, this year's United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, will have a few less attendees.
...Meanwhile, Reuters reports that this year's events will focus on aspirational rather than mandatory goals involving food security, water and energy. That is a sharp contrast from the event in 1992, which led to the Kyoto Protocol on capping greenhouse gas emissions and a treaty on biodiversity. Nevertheless, Morano and his organization do plan to attend.
"It'll be interesting to see. It's only a three-day conference this time, and it's going to be a subfocus on climate," the skeptic details. "They're actually saying climate is but a symptom of the larger problem of biodiveristy in species. So, climate is going to be second fiddle for the first time in a long time at this conference."