Why does Asia need to carve its own development strategy around energy issues?
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Are growth-oriented economics still in keeping with the needs of the times? How can we redress exploitation of resources and achieve ecological and social justice - or at least attempt to do so?
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China’s new rich are pouring their money into the accounts of European companies and their shareholders instead of investing in the future of their country even while basic services remain severely underdeveloped.Read More
The shifting of economic and political power eastwards means the West must wake up to the fact that promoting consumption-led growth to Asia is not a viable option when natural resources are being so rapidly exhausted. Chandran Nair outlines how Asia should abandon Western-style economic practices to achieve a sustainably prosperous future on its own terms.
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The triumph of consumption based capitalism in the West has created the crisis of the 21st century: massive environmental damage, depletion of natural resources, a growing gap between the rich and poor and most recently an awareness that it is dependent on facilitating people and nations to live beyond their means, thereby creating unmanageable debt and banks too big to fail.
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If the United States is joined by two more economic masses as big (or rather, bigger, as on current trends the American economy will also have trebled in size by mid-century) our planet will become unimaginably stressed.
International Herald TribuneRead More