Susana Camargo Vieira. 2012. From Sustainable Development to Earth System Governance - a view from the South. In Anuário Brasileiro de Direito Internacional/Brazilian Yearbook of International Law/Annuaire Brésilien de Droit International . Leonardo Nehmer Caldeira Brandt (coord). Vol. 2 Nr. 11 pp. 167-176, ISSN 19809484.
This paper discusses, from the point of view of the “South”, international law and politics in the evolution of the environmental/sustainable development issue. The subject is approached from the point of view of the significance of the three main world conferences held in a period of 20 years, and the urgent need to improve environmental governance in view of climate change.
Brazil,developing countries,environmental law,United Nations Conference in the Human Development 1972,United Nations Conference on Environment and Development 1992,United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20 Earth Summit)