Эпоха устойчивого развития

НЬЮ-ЙОРК – Полвека назад, Джон Ф. Кеннеди отметил, что "человек в своих смертных руках держит силу, способную отменить все формы человеческой нищеты и все уровни человеческой жизни." Эти слова особенно актуальны для нас в сегодняшнем мире.

Наше поколение действительно может положить конец древнейшей беде крайней нищеты. Тем не менее, оно также может разрушить систему жизнеобеспечения Земли через разрушение окружающей среды, которое вызвано деятельностью человека.

Получается, что мы, по необходимости, вступили в Эпоху Устойчивого Развития. Поэтому я чрезвычайно рад, что в январе 2014 года запускаю бесплатный, глобальный университетский курс онлайн с таким же названием. (Те, кто заинтересован в присоединении к курсу зарегистрируйтесь здесь.) Я надеюсь, что люди по всему миру присоединятся к этому курсу, и ступят на путь длиной в поколение к достижению устойчивого развития.

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