After the spectacular failure of the recent Rio environmental summit, this report turns to the next generation of activists and entrepreneurs who are providing innovative solutions to the global crisis.
"The good news is that almost no progress was made for 20 years", opens economist Jeffrey Sachs at the UN's Youth Innovators Forum. "So you have a great chance!" The recent failure of the Rio summit to meet a consensus on a strategy for tackling global environmental issues has caused mass outrage and now NGOs and young entrepreneurs have begun forming their own 'People's Summit' to force through grassroots changes. Can they make a difference where politicians have failed?