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Green Growth, Resources and Resilience: Environmental Sustainability in Asia and the Pacific
This report provides a closer look at resource use trends and at green growth strategies in response to the mounting challenges to sustainable development and in support of a transition towards green economies in the region.
Feb 29, 2012 - Comments (0)


Learning from China: Why the Existing Economic Model Will Fail
What would happen if consumption per person in China were to catch up to that of the United States?
Oct 17, 2011 - Comments (0)


Report: Rising Asia, Growing Inequalities
Asia is rising but not all Asians are enjoying this growth; many have realised only marginal improvements to their economic resilience, others have gone backwards, and still others now suffer an ever more precarious existence, shut out of any hope of accessing even the most basic of infrastructures. The LKY school bulletin takes a deeper look at the issues.
Oct 07, 2011 - Comments (0)


Video: William Rees - The Dangerous Disconnect Between Economics and Ecology
The world economy is depleting the earth’s natural resources, and economists cling to models that make no reference whatsoever to the biophysical basis that underpins the economy. That’s why ecological economics is needed, says William Rees in this INET interview.
Oct 06, 2011 - Comments (0)


Asia's Rising Energy and Resource Nationalism
This year’s Energy Security Report, "Asia’s Rising Energy and Resource Nationalism," overviews the dramatic developments taking place in Asian energy markets and their geopolitical implications.
Oct 03, 2011 - Comments (0)


Report: Resource efficiency in Asia and the Pacific
CSIRO worked with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to assess the challenges associated with resource use in the Asia-Pacific region.
Sep 26, 2011 - Comments (0)


Food Wastage Around The World
About 1/3 of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year; approximately 1.3 billion tonnes gets lost or wasted.
Aug 08, 2011 - Comments (0)


Video: Story of Stuff - Realizing the True Cost of Our Consumption
What is the true impact of our daily consumption on communities at home and abroad from extraction through sale, use and disposal? The internet phenomenon Story of Stuff unveils the underside of our production and consumption patterns.
Jun 27, 2011 - Comments (0)


Video: Raj Patel on Why a Hamburger Should Cost $200
Raj Patel, author of The Value of Nothing, argues that corporations, driven only to achieve profits, do not try to satisfy real human needs. Factoring in the externalities, such as the greenhouse gases emitted from cattle and the trees leveled in rainforests to satisfy meat supply, the true cost of a hamburger would be $200 instead of $10!
Jun 16, 2011 - Comments (0)