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"Participation is ranked 3rd (out of 97) and is well supported across all organisational types. Given the prominence of this concept, turning it into meaningful initiatives and outcomes in the Rio process will be vital." Rio+20: Analysis of Zero Draft Submissions, January 2012 [1]

Henderson Waves, Singapore

The Greening of Singapore, 14 January [2]

Cheser Zoo, England

Jane Goodall Institute: Saving Trees and Chimpanzees While Improving Health, 1/11/12 [3] topic


Rio 2012 - Zero draft of the outcome document published, January 2012 [4]

Sunset at the rowing pond

World cities say: 'Hear us!', New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg champions a major role for cities at Rio+20, Jan. 03 [5]

  1., p.6, January 2012
  2., 14 January 2012
  3., 1/11/12
  4., January 2012
  5., Jan. 03, 2012


Jones Beach, Long Island*
Long Island-NYC Offshore Wind Project Advances With Approval For Federal Lease Application, June 30 [2] "To achieve our PlaNYC goals of improving air quality, increasing the reliability of our energy network, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by the year 2030, we must develop renewable sources of electricity," Michael Bloomberg, mayor, City of New York.


  • Techies push for Open 311, June 1 [4] topic


  • Bloomberg offers windmill power plan. August 19 [5] Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg is seeking to put wind turbines on New York City's bridges and skyscrapers and in its waters as part of a push to develop renewable energy.


  • April 22 PlaNYC: A Greener, Greater New York presented. [7] PlaNYC contains 127 Initiatives to make New York more sustainable including reducing carbon emissions by 30%

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  1., August 16, 2011
  2. New York Power Authority, June 30, 2010
  3. City Farmer News, Mar 16, 2010
  4. NYFI, June 1, 2009
  5. New York Times, August 19
  6. press release, February 27
  7., April 22

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