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‘By separating nature from economics, we have walked blindly into tragedy’

Here’s a penetrating little article from Jeffrey Sachs - author of 'Common Wealth - Economics for a Crowded Planet’, and recently, ‘The Age of Sustainable Development’. (Note his apt finishing quotation from E. O.Wilson) - “Economic policy must be combined with climate and technology if we are to stand any chance of saving ourselves, argues the prominent American economist”


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TOP PIN, Must watch! Charlie Rose interviews Jeffrey Sachs, Senior UN advisory & Dir.: Earth Institute. - on #Climate Change, sustainable development, floods, droughts, income inequity, global conflict, extreme weather, arctic melt, economics, capitalism, climate deniers, politics, renewables, and more. Perhaps the best interview ever on Climate Change Challenges. (NOTE; see 5:15, on re climate discussion)

Jeffrey Sachs quotes #openquotes


The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time / Jeffrey Sachs

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Mobile phones have been a gift for development, says Jeffrey Sachs

Mobile phones have been a gift for development, says Jeffrey Sachs #mobiletechnology

Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Director - The Earth Institute - Columbia University


Economist Jeffrey Sachs Says NO to TPP and TAFTA Trade Deals (video)- five reasons :1. They are not trade treaties, but agreements aimed at protecting investors. 2. They ignore great challenges of sustainable development: the environment& growing inequality. 3... absolutely unjustified & dangerous powers to investors vis-à-vis the state ..