Activists hold up a banner depicting a $1 trillion note dripping with oil on Copacana beach

 
Activists hold up a banner depicting a $1 trillion note dripping with oil on Copacana beach
Activists hold up a banner depicting a $1 trillion note dripping with oil on Copacana beach June 17, 2012, ahead of the Rio+20 United Nations sustainable development summit. According to the organizers, the activists were calling on Rio+20 leaders to deliver a new plan to save the planet by shifting the nearly $1 trillion spent each year on fossil fuel subsidies to renewable energy and sustainable development. The Rio+20 United Nations sustainable development summit that will be held from June 20 to 22. REUTERS/Ana Carolina Fernandes (BRAZIL - Tags: ENVIRONMENT ENERGY CIVIL UNREST POLITICS)