Rio+20 Curmudgeonly Questions

Opinion, by Michael Royster

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The One Big One: Was the Rio+20 Conference a success, a failure, or something in between? Ten serious questions follow, then ten more (perhaps) less serious:
1 ) Assuming you regard Rio+20 as a failure, do you believe the title of Gabriel Garcia Marques’s novel “Chronicle of a Death Foretold” is relevant?

2 ) Should the UN ever again mount a mega-million dollar multinational meeting like this?
3 ) Was . . .

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