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New CEO Steven Tebbe means business

The former Managing Director of CDP Europe eyes deeper engagement with policy makers, corporate decision makers and financial markets to help accelerate sustainability and climate action across the board. GENEVA,...   More ›


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The Stockholm Syndrome

What does the Stockholm syndrome have to do with resource security? Read on! 50 years ago, from June 5–16, 1972, the United Nations held its largest ever gathering on development...   More ›


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EVENT: How ecological overshoot is shifting economic rules

Overshoot is humanity’s second largest risk in the 21st century. This event will explore the options that we have once we accept our context. Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity has exhausted nature’s budget for the year. In 2022, Earth Overshoot Day fell on Thursday 28 July. Human demand on nature can be... View Full event

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朝日新聞: 人口80億人 地球の限界を考える

世界の人口が昨年11月に国連の推計で80億人を超えた。 人間は文明の発達とともに養える人口を増やしてきた。技術が進歩して食糧を増産し、利用できる土地や資源も広がった。農業や産業革命といった大きな技術革新で急速に増えてきた。 今後、人間が必要とする物資を効率的に得る飛躍的な技術革新が起きたり、人口が減少して食糧やエネルギーを分かち合ったりして暮らしていけば、明るい未来を描けそうだ、といった楽観論もあるかもしれない。 半面、地球が生産できる生物資源も、利用できる地下資源も無限ではない。   More ›


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How did we do in 2022?

Highlighting a few of our many 2022 accomplishments and sharing something BIG to look forward to in 2023! Dear Friend, Relieved as we may have been to emerge from the...   More ›

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