Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), New Economics Foundation (NEF)
An efficient and resilient regulatory regime must not only deal competently with the financial system that exists currently; it must also have adaptive capacity to deal competently with the system that is emerging.
If everyone lived the global middle class lifestyle of London or Shanghai it would require three planets to support us. And yet the average citizen of Bangladesh consumes the equivalent of just a third of a planet.
Three perspectives frame this challenge paper: 1) energy is at the very core of sustainable development, and not just a sector among others; 2) the combined challenges of inadequate access to energy among the world’s poor, the imperative to avoid climate catastrophe and the need to deal with risi
The natural world has a lot to teach us. Above all, it teaches about systems and cycles; that altering one component of a system, however small, can have wider implications within and beyond a given cycle.