Sustainable Development: Beyond Brundtland

Twenty years ago, the World Commission on Environment and Development under Gro Harlem Brundtland introduced the idea of sustainable development into the political mainstream, as ‘development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs’. One such generation has emerged since then, but does not yet seem to have been well served by Brundtland.

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