Strong calls for global guardians

MacKenzie, D.
January 1992
New Scientist;1/25/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1805, p19
Discloses that Maurice Strong, the head of the Earth Summit planned for Rio de Janeiro this June, would like the formation of an Earth Council of scientists and other experts. Responsibilities of the council; How it would be funded.


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