Making Peace With The Earth What Future by Binde Jerome
The current world situation is fraught with potential future conflicts and calls for global responses. The point needs to be made yet again that sustainable development concerns us all and is a vital prerequisite for effectively combating poverty since it is the poorest individuals that are most affected by drought and other natural catastrophes looming over the planet. Today though we understand that our war on nature is a world war...As part of the current reform of the United Nations system a wide-ranging debate has now begun concerning the governance of the environment at a world-wide level and the need for better coordination of everybody's efforts. from the Preface Unesco is actively involved in the debate as reflected in this volume that outlines some of the fundamental themes outlined here by prominent thinkers and offered as a forum for discussion.