Opinion

Development can never be Sustained

I am an optimist but that does not make me overlook reality. I was quizzed whether I agree with the statement; “Development can never be sustained” and after thinking for minutes, I have this to say; Development is defined by the business dictionary as the process of social and economic transformation that is based on …

SUSTAINABILITY AND PRAGMATISM

Carrying capacity is the maximum number of people the Earth can hold without causing environmental degradation. I believe this was coined with the assumption that “ALL HUMANS ARE SUSTAINABILITY INCLINE” but the way most humans are handling the environment nowadays, we don’t need to reach the carrying capacity before environmental degradation occurs. Many nations are …

The Below50 Initiative

Last month, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched below50 initiative hubs in North America, South America and Australia, to create much bigger demand and markets for sustainable fuels. Below50 is a global collaboration that brings together the entire value-chain for sustainable fuels, that is, fuels that produce at least 50% less CO2 …

Green Development

The central goal of the Paris Agreement is to keep the average global temperature rise well below 2 degrees Celsius and as close as possible to 1.5 degrees. About one degree of that rise has already happened, underlining the urgency to progress much further and faster with the global clean energy transformation. Off course, this …