GDP: Time For an Upgrade

By Kira Bradley, GLOBUS Correspondent. Gross domestic product (GDP) is the measure used to determine economic progress and growth. Governments use GDP to monitor their rates of consumption, investment and government spending. This proxy is important for many economists and government officials, as it is said to measure the size and health of an economy, and can be used... Continue Reading →

Calculating Your Carbon Footprint

By Gwendolyn Tan, GLOBUS Correspondent In the wake of all the newspaper headlines warning us about the impacts of climate change - predicting that the point of no return is upon us - it seems like the world we live in is extremely bleak and scary. Nevertheless, if you're determined to turn the tide a... Continue Reading →

Whose ‘Sustainable Development’?

By Angelo Balagtas, GLOBUS Correspondent Born in the Philippines, raised in Singapore, and now currently studying in the United Kingdom, now, more than ever, am I hyper aware of diversity, and, therefore, the different sets of belief systems, cultures and traditions that should be respected within an inclusive society. Studying Global Sustainable Development, the question... Continue Reading →

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