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RIO+20 The Future We Want

RIO+20 the future we want

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Participants at Earth Day 2012 share the future they want

Alice Earth Day @ Grand Central

"The future I want is where the tap water is accessible to everyone in all parts of the world."

Earth Day @ Grand Central

"The future I want is more efficient energy -- as much renewable energy sources there we are supposed to have."

Earth Day @ Green Festival

"The future I want is a sustainable future...where our children and grand children will be able to enjoy all the things we are enjoying now."

Earth Day @ Green Festival

"The future I want is where every person feels empowered to make a difference in our community and everyone has an access to the clean air, clean water and fresh food"

Earth Day @ Green Festival

"The future I want is where people and animals are ok and I want everything to be fine and no one to be in danger."

Earth Day @ Green Festival

"The future I want for my children is we should have more responsibility to help each other. I want to ask American citizens, earth citizens, to be more conscious of what's going on and to help people. "

Earth Day @ Green Festival

"The future I want is young generation thriving sustainable business as well as sustainable economy and living in a healthy community "

Earth Day @ Green Festival

"The future I want is to see is the world where everyone has access to clean water. So they can consequently build infrastructure and fleet people."

Earth Day @ Green Festival

"The future I want is where young people will connect to network with people like themselves. Certainly they should begin to expand their horizons and seek opportunities outside the boundaries within they live."

Earth Day @ Green Festival

"The future I want is to see communities that are healthy and sustainable and to promote young leadership."

Earth Day @ Green Festival

"The future I want is to no need to be worry if my children and grandchildren can drink the water or breathe the air. This is very important to me."

Earth Day @ Green Festival

"The future I want is a better world based on sustainable agriculture, organic agriculture, permaculture."

Earth Day @ Green Festival

"The future I want is where people are more concern about the carbon ratio. Lot of people seem to be overlooking. American media should publicize it more."

Participants at Envision 2012 share the future they want

Michael Franti (Musician and Filmmaker), Envision

Jessica Yu, (Director of Last Call at the Oasis), Envision

"The future I want is where we are empowered by knowledge and not intimidated, with no disparity based problems."

Aaron Woolf (filmmaker), Envision

"The future I want is where we are empowered by knowledge and not intimidated, with no disparity based problems."

Don Cheadle (Actor & Goodwill Ambassador of UNEP), Envision

"The future I want is much greener world where we see justice and parity when it comes to the economy."

Chad Boettcher, Envision

"The future that I want is one of peace, prosperity and sustainability and where water is protected."

Participants at UN Forum on Indigenous Issues 2012 share the future they want

Cathrine Davis, Lawyer, UN Forum on Indigenous Issues 2012

"The future I want is where we remember our spiritual relation with the land. We really need to heal the planet. We really need to have a future for our children and children's children."

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Philippines, UN Forum on Indigenous Issues 2012

"The future I want is a world where there is more equality, the resources of the world are shared more equitably between peoples and not concentrated on 1% of the world` s population."

Joseph Olesimel, Kenya, UN Forum on Indigenous Issues 2012

"The future I want is where dignity and human rights are not exploited."

Joseph Olesimel, Kenya, UN Forum on Indigenous Issues 2012

"The future I want where people can decide what they want to do with land, especially indigenous people. The future where indigenous people are given a free chance to live with environment, with the nature."

Joagquisho, Onondaga Nation, UN Forum on Indigenous Issues 2012

"The future I want is one of peace, one of equity, one of justice and one that is going to benefit future generations."

Participants at the 56th session of the Commission on the Status on Women share the future they want

Daniel Florio (International Disability Alliance)

"The future I want is a world where people with disabilities, just like all other people, can be successful."

Feride Eralp (AMARGI)

"The future I want is one in which there is no discrimination based on ethnicity, sexual orientation or gender."

Nurgul djanaeva (Forum of Women's NGOs of Kyrgyzstan)

"Without women, we won’t be able to make our lives sustainable."

Teresita O. Vistro (National Federation of Peasant Women)

"We want women, especially rural women, to have access and control of their lands."

Kate Lappin (Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development)

"The future I want is a more equitable planet."

Vladimir Cuk (International Disability Alliance)

"It is absolutely critical for Rio to include people with disabilities."

Patricia Curzi (International LGBT Association)

"Environment sustainability is part of human rights and I hope that governments from all over the world will commit to this issue."