New Article: ‘So what is so unsustainable about the global economy?’

Abstract: In 1987 the World Commission on Environment and Development published Our Common Future. This report attempted to reconcile the ecological ‘limits to growth’, articulated by the northern green movement since the early 1970s, with the need for growth to eliminate poverty, as articulated by developing countries in the south, many of whom had recently broken free from colonial control.

Full Citation: Swilling, M. (2012). So what is unsustainable about the global economy? CME, 30 (3): 68-71 (Available for download with subscription at:

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