Ethics for an ‘Ecological Civilisation’

Ethics for an ‘Ecological Civilisation’ By Suvendrini Kakuchi TOKYO, Jun 10, 2012 (IPS) – Leading Japanese ecologists are pushing for the concept of environmental “ethics” to influence the upcoming Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, an approach they contend will foster accountability towards sustainable development. “(Environmental) ethics is based on …

Envisioning a Global Economic Dashboard

A publication from The Economist Economic futurist Hazel Henderson offers alternative measures. A growing number of economists and policy makers argue that statistics such as gross domestic product (GDP) and gross national product (GNP) may be useful as snapshots of a nation’s total economic activity, but they are limited in …