Category Archives: Sustainability
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, nicknamed Rio + 20 was celebrated a few weeks ago. Twenty years after the famous “Earth Summit,” is humanity finally ready to take up its commitment to sustainable development, or maybe even just the concept of sustainability?
Biodiversity is the fabric of life, the variety and diversity of species and ecosystems, and the relations beween them.
This short animation film from the students of the Vancouver Film School explains in 2 minutes 40 secondes what biodiversity is.
The figures are not always quite exactly right, but the video is nice and comprehensive.
Happiness is a trending topic, which seems to defy economics: Can a society be ruled by the “pursuit of happiness” (this is part of the oath of US citizens, isn’t it?). And if the answer is positive, how can you measure happiness to ensure there is progress in the pursuit of it? Here are several indications of the new importance of happiness in economics and hints on the relationship between the two concepts.
Read on and watch the trailer of a documentary to be released very soon!