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Rio +20, a missed opportunity?

The UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio has resulted in a disappointing final declaration. 

Citizen groups from around the world had viewed the meeting as a chance for world leaders to recommit to sustainability promises made in 1992.

It was seen as a chance to further the fight against both poverty and climate change.

But the results have fallen short of expectations, as environmentalist Steven Guilbeault explains in this short video.