Naomi Klein (1970–)


1972 The UN’s Conference on the Human Environment calls for an international approach to environmental protection.

1980 The World Conservation Strategy, launched in 35 countries, introduces the concept of sustainability.

1992 At the UN Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, member states produce “Agenda 21,” which outlines plans for managing resources in the 21st century.


2015 The UN Sustainable Development Summit sets out 17 sustainable development goals and launches a bold global agenda, adopted by 193 member states.

In This Changes Everything (2014), Naomi Klein railed against the way that ...

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