06 Feb '12, 10am

We need alternative growth at #Rio+20 says @CHedegaardEU

The world must use a landmark environmental summit this year to change forever the current damaging model of economic growth, Europe's climate chief has warned, or face future crises as severe as the one currently enveloping the eurozone. Overconsumption of critical resources, and the rising prices of key commodities such as food, energy and natural materials as a result, risk derailing the world economy - but these problems will not be tackled unless today's economic models are overhauled, according to Connie Hedegaard, EU commissioner for climate action. That is because judging economic growth purely on the basis of production and consumption, as happens now, encourages rampant overconsumption and fails to value the natural environment. FURTHER READING Republicans step up attacks on Obama's green agenda Cameron's Rio dilemma: Should he stay or should he go? "The 21st cen...

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