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World Summit on Sustainable Development Convenes

Ten years after the Earth Summit in Rio, delegates gather for another United Nations global conference. With Rio's failed global treaties as a backdrop, organizers are looking for small successes. And this time around, the emphasis is not on the planet, but on global poverty. NPR's Richard Harris reports for All Things Considered.

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