Is Norway and its Oil Fund a sustainable “resource blessing”?
The Norwegian Oil Fund reinvests state revenues from the country’s petroleum sector to preserve today’s wealth for future generations. This system brings together growth and sustainability – but does it in reality? Norway is known as one of the richest countries in the world. Its fortune is based on its […]
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Harnessing Bhutan’s Sacred Rivers for Power
The other day I was in a taxi shuttling between Bhutan’s capital city of Thimphu and the Paro Valley along the Chhu River. I sat cleaved between two ladies in the back seat and as we passed the beautiful 14th century monastery of Thangtong Gyalpo, the woman next to me tipped the last […]