“The world has never been more divided” is a refrain often heard in mainstream commentary, especially as the global consensus around economics and governance is challenged both internally and externally. But what are these divisions? What is causing them? And what must we do to confront them?
Governments and corporations should move beyond superficial green slogans and prepare for redesign of economic systems, with incentives that prioritize sustainability, resource conservation and social stability over short-term profits.
Australia’s bush fires have dominated global headlines for months, but the forest fires of Borneo and Sumatra affected many more people. This is because the climate change debate hinges on a Western framework that distorts and oversimplifies the problem.