12 Sep '11, 12pm

Is It Time for a Global Sustainability Treaty?

Is It Time for a Global Sustainability Treaty?

: It’s wrongheaded for Americans to see rising BRIC nations only as competitors or threats to the current global order — on the contrary, the spread of affluence and basic necessities to places like India and China creates an unprecedented opportunity for mutual growth and technological advancement. A Sustainability Treaty can change the conversation about sustainability by correctly pushing for needed economic and technological reforms that will lay the foundation for the affluence of the 21st century. For example, countries could agree to global gas mileage standards on new cars, joint development on new forms of energy technologies or re-thinking agricultural production.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/09/time-global-sustainab...

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