Producing and consuming

A socio-economic development compatible with the planet’s physical boundaries requires fundamental changes in our production and consumption patterns. Beyond the necessary efficient management of natural resources – from extraction to recycling, this change is based on new social organisations, new patterns of employment and consumption.

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Analysis | Consuming and producing sustainably

What is the nature of the sustainable production and consumption discussion twenty years after Rio? Has the approach to t…
Date: 24 Oct 2016

Middle-class rise and low-carbon economy

Homi Kharas, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director in the Global Economy and Development program, Brookins Institution with B…
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Date: 21 Oct 2016

The pursuit of sustainable development in India

The search for sustainable development in India aims to develop not only a response to climate change but also more inclu…

The future of the Brazilian model of 'sustainable agricultural growth'

In response to international agreements and the influence of environmental movements, Brazil has implemented measures to …

The expanding search for a carbon price*

The consumption of fossil fuels is the equivalent of a tax burden: huge sums of money will have to be taken from state bu…
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Date: 2015