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Rio+20: USA Announces Africa Clean Energy Finance Partnership

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is addressing the plenary session this morning, the closing day of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. But as has been the case throughout most of the week, the real action is in the side events, where pledges are made and new initiatives launched.

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UN Dispatch is in Rio!

By now, you know that the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, otherwise known as Rio+20, is well underway. I'll be here all week, bouncing between events, press conferences and meetings.  I'll have several posts while I am down here, helping you suss out what is interesting, new or significant about this big confab.