Gender issues and sustainable development: we need to pay more attention

2014.07.16 The term ‘sustainable development’ was first used by the Brundtland Commission in its 1987 report Our Common Future. It defined sustainable development as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Two factors critical to sustainable development are access, at reasonable coats,…

Cleaning up our act

2014.04.12 This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill of 1989, when the ship of that name spilt its contents off the coast of Alaska and created an iconic image for the then-rising environmental movement. This was a big moment for greens around the world – the visceral images of birds,…