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Ahmed Abdulmuttaleb Baharoon Eye on Earth demonstrates critical role of data for sustainable development 
In 1987, the Brundtland Commission launched the notion of sustainable development ...more
Ashok Khosla Sufficiency and efficiency: putting need above greed 
What hope is there for this planet if the countries of the global South start to consume resources as the global North does today? Or if the vast numbers of poor in our world demand the same things the rich few already have? They are not only entitled to do so under any concept of fairness and justice, but are also being encouraged to by the forces of the global market. What will be the demographic, economic and environmental impact in the longer term if poverty and marginalisation in the economy of our world further delays the stabilisation of its population? ...more
Ashok Khosla Whose Reality Counts? 
The world has for so long been run by those who have usurped the power to run it, and in the manner that is to their best advantage, we frequently forget that they have no more right to do so than anyone else....more
Ashok Khosla Raising energy services to reduce carbon emissions 
Most governments drive into the future with only the rearview mirror to guide them. Despite growing scientific evidence that our present patterns of consumption and production are leading to massive disruption of the planet’s life support systems - particularly its climate and living resources – the momentum of our economies seems only to grow. International treaties have been negotiated to slow this headlong race to self-destruction, but the foot on the accelerator pedal continues to press harder than the one on the brake; the biggest polluters are still the biggest defaulters....more
NAJIB SAAB Environment Field for All, Not Pretenders 
The worst thing that may afflict the environment is when it becomes a subject for personal conflicts and a scene for scrambling for prestige...more
Ayman Abou Hadid Green Agriculture in Egyptian Desert: Combining Solar Power with Irrigation Efficiency 
Climate change has negatively affected wheat and maize yields both regionally and globally...more
Roberto Capone CIHEAM at Expo Milan 2015: Food Consumption Patterns and the Mediterranean Diet 
In the framework of Expo Milan 2015, theinternational Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) in general and its Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (CIHEAM-Bari) in particular have carried out different activities dealing with sustainable food consumption and production with a particular focus on the sustainability of Mediterranean food consumption patterns and the Mediterranean diet. In this box we focus on two activities: the international event “Med Diet Expo 2015”and Feeding Knowledge program....more
Ashok Khosla What makes us modern? 
With three simple Latin words, “Cogito, ergo sum”, Rene Descartes gave birth nearly four hundred years ago to the school of philosophy that sustains the whole of modern science. “I think, therefore I am” ...more
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