Sustainable Development

Four innovative foodies
Shannon Roberts | Sep 19 2016 | comment  
New ideas deserve to be celebrated.

Surprising findings about humanity’s environmental footprint
Marcus Roberts | Aug 31 2016 | comment  
It's not necessarily linked to population or economic growth.

Two Days, One Night
Shannon Roberts | May 9 2016 | comment  
A reflection on capitalism and moral choice.

A New UN Report on our Impending Overpopulation
Marcus Roberts | Feb 1 2012 | comment  
Another UN report that seems heavy on headline grabbing but light on concrete proposals.

40 years later, was “The Population Bomb” a damp squib?
Michael Cook | Aug 5 2009 | comment  
Forty years after the publication of Paul Ehrlich’s influential book The Population Bomb, a new scholarly, peer-reviewed magazine, the Electronic Journal of Sustainable Development, thinks that it is time to take stock. And in a fascinating series of articles, it contributors demolish Ehrlich’s population pessimism. This is essential reading – and it is freely available. Here are a few highlights.

Too many at the dining table?
Dermot Grenham | Apr 5 2009 | comment  

Bad ideas never die; they become government reports
Michael Cook | Mar 31 2009 | comment  
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