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PRI's Environmental News Magazine

Earth Summit Talks Bogged Down

Air Date: Week of March 27, 1992

Steve talks with New York Times reporter Paul Lewis about the slow progress of environmental treaty negotiations at the United Nations. Several major treaties are supposed to be ready for the UN Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in June. But with the negotiating deadline approaching, member countries are still haggling over fundamental details.

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