Whether our structurally dysfunctional economic system can ever deliver sustainability is being questioned more and more.
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.
Cynicism among opponents is understandable, given the conflicts of interest around environmental protection in China.
Pollution from the cruise ship industry is still massive, even despite [their] claim newer vessels are clean and green.