HOLIDAY HOMEWORK 2014-15 [Delhi]

Collect information on first International Earth Summit held in Brazil in 1992. Also mention about Kyoto Protocol and a few more summits and international organizations for saving environment. In view of that suggest effective solutions to combat environmental damage in India.



In 1992, world leaders met in Brazil to agree global action to protect the world’s environment. This largest ever gathering of world leaders was for the first Earth Summit; decisions made at it helped move sustainable development on to the world’s agenda. Ten years on world leaders are due to review progress and agree future commitments at an August meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa. Friends of the Earth International will be there too - making sure improvements to existing agreements are made and pushing for a new treaty to make corporations accountable for their actions.