Is anyone covering the Rio meeting?

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Not if Curtis Brainard's post on CJR's The Observatory is any indication. Two decades after the world was focused on the first Rio climate conference, which yielded frameworks on climate change and biodiversity, this year's version — which starts today — is getting little attention: "Google News already delivers around five million results for 'Rio+20,' but it’s clear that many outlets aren’t as interested [in] the international powwows as they used to be."