Earth Overshoot Day 2020: European Launch Event

Earth Overshoot Day 2020: European Launch Event

The Club of Rome & Global Footprint Network look forward to hosting a (virtual) European launch event on the occasion of Earth Overshoot Day - Register here. About this Event Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and...

Finding a Way

Finding a Way

Will Peoples’ Responses to the Emergencies of the Coming Decades be Warm? Or Cold? by Nora Bateson & Mamphela Ramphele; First published in Medium.com The crises of the moment do not need further description here. Suffice to say that the complexity of the...

Prospects for a World of Declining GDP

Prospects for a World of Declining GDP

Our human species has lived on this earth for about 15,000 generations. Until 1750 there was essentially no growth in GDP per person. For 300,000 years average people experienced no overall improvement in welfare during their lifetimes. Only during the past 15...

There and back again…

There and back again…

This week, the United Nations Office at Geneva and the World Academy of Art and Science held a virtual conference called Strategies for Transformative Global Leadership. There is an urgent need to fill the global leadership vacuum in order to address the complex,...

Paint it brown

Paint it brown

After devising a taxonomy of green activities, the EU has been called on to create a ‘brown’ taxonomy. Would it be a help, or an unnecessary complication, asks Christopher Marchant First published in Environmental Finance Download the pdf here.

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