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Bernice Lee, Research Director for Energy, Environment and Resources at Chatham House

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Bernice Lee is Research Director for Energy, Environment and Resources at Chatham House

Will Rio+20 just be a side show to the global scramble for resources or will it grasp the realities of the looming crisis and form a political agenda that can succeed?

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