Environment: Woodstockholm

If we all live on one spaceship planet, as environmental thinkers like to proclaim, then its temporary center this week is Stockholm. From the site of the United Nations' first global Conference on the Human Environment, TIME Correspondent Friedel Ungeheuer reports:

Stockholm is a battlefield of conflicting reports, recommendations and manifestos. It is a jumble of diplomats (1,200 from 112 nations), scholarly experts (several thousand from 550 nongovernmental organizations), and environmental enthusiasts of every variety. They all are here for one purpose: to save the world—their way.

The official delegations are considering 120 basic...

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