Green consumerism, material decoupling, sustainable growth: all are illusions, designed to justify an economic model that is driving us to catastrophe.
The biggest challenge to reducing air pollution in Delhi is the fact that it is seasonal. Ironically, if we suffered all year long (like many ChinTese cities do), there would be sustained focus on the problem.
According to the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance, at the start of 2016, sustainable investments constituted 26 percent of assets that are professionally managed—$22.89 trillion in total.
Encouraging news on the sidelines of the negotiations added helpful momentum.
If you’ve ever tried talking about ethical or responsible investing with an investment advisor or bank account manager you may be familiar with the conversation that followed.