When the richest quarter of the world’s population uses about half of our global resources–and take the liberty to produce half of the global waste–while another third live in poverty, it is clear that our economic and societal systems are failing us.
That is even before we have reached the point where our planet needs to accommodate 9 billion mostly urbanized and aging people. Add in the rapidly growing middle class in China, India, and elsewhere who also want their share, and it is easy to see that our current path is unsustainable.
We Need To Redesign Our Economy To Make It Work For Profits, People, And The Planet.
How would you do it? What could be your contribution as an individual?
See on www.fastcoexist.com