Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

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  • The Tipping Point

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    In 2008, our world crossed a demographic Rubicon: for the first time in history, more people lived in urban areas than in rural ones. On a planet effectively bursting at the seams, where megacities are growing faster than ever before, the question of whether the built environment is sustainable is […]

  • Nepal: Democracy and the Environment

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    Managing forests and conserving biodiversity is challenging for a  developing nation; and democracy does not guarantee success. Peter Burnell even questions the assumption that democracies are better for sustainability: “Conventional wisdom maintains that democracies are better for environmentally sustainable development than non-democracies. But that conventional wisdom needs to be qualified: First, the “established” […]

  • Jueces abren un nuevo camino en temas ambientales

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    Abstract: Argentina’s Supreme Court has started to take action in the environment protection field. First, in order to enforce the process of cleaning of one of the most polluted rivers in the world. The judges have also asked for official environmental information regarding one of the biggest mining projects of […]