Should the state undermine individual sovereignty in the interest of sustainability? In her latest piece, Mayu Suzuki makes a case for prioritising human rights in the quest for collective good.Read more
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GLOBUS Correspondent Anna Hardisty debuts with a look at community measures for sustainability: district food waste recycling, local power grid ownership, and Coventry’s Energy Innovation Zone.Read more
GLOBUS Correspondent Aigerim Kossymova provides insight into financial speculation as she questions whether derivative markets are to blame for a global hunger.Read more
The Ghost of Humanity’s Future: what do the experts say?
The current state of global climate affairs, and the potentially devastating end of the road for humanity.
The author would like to thank Dr. Alastair Smith, Senior Teaching Fellow of the Global Sustainable Development Division at the University of Warwick, for his valued comments On first visit to a supermarket in the United Kingdom, I was surprised to find unfamiliar food sourced from a variety of countries. Born in Japan, I was used to domestically produced food,Read more
Vertical farming is being hailed as a solution to the planet’s growing food shortage problem. Today, our planet has around 7 billion inhabitants. By 2050, that number is predicted to grow to close to 10 billion people. One argument in favour of developing this technique is that there are currently around 700 million individuals who suffer from undernourishment, although thisRead more