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.

The Two Rio Plus 20s

The "official" outcome document negotiated by governments may be disappointing, but that is only part of the story.  The other Rio Plus 20--the unofficial one--is where the much of the action is taking place