“Humanity’s path is anything but sustainable, the UN Environment Programme warns, as scientists suggest life may be heading for irreversible change.” (Source: BBC News)

In the run-up to Rio+20 the UN has presented its 5th Global Environmental Outlook. Its analysis is gloomy and correct, its solutions disappointing because it does not have the courage to tackle the real planet-killers: casino capitalism, resource scarcity, growing inequalities and runaway population growth.

Read the full GEO-5 report and background documents.