Monthly Archives: March 2013

Scientists lose patience with sustainable development

In a new paper, Sustainable development goals for people and planet, a group of earth scientists seek a new definition for sustainable development and an end to equal priority for the “three pillars” of environment, human development and the economy.

Jeffrey Sachs LSE lecture: the missing piece

The LSE lecture on post-2015 sustainable development goals given by Professor Jeffrey Sachs digressed from the brief but perhaps for understandable reasons.

Ecosystem services need social science more than slogans

Professor Joshua Farley’s Oxford lecture “The Political Economy of Ecosystem Services” warns against subjecting nature to the forces of market mechanisms.

Keystone XL impact study: pipeline safe from global warming!

The Environmental Impact Statement for the Keystone XL pipeline inadvertently argues against its own conclusion in a bizarre chapter about climate change.

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