La era del desarrollo sustentable

NUEVA YORK – Hace medio siglo, John F. Kennedy observó que "el hombre tiene en sus manos mortales el poder de abolir todas las formas de pobreza humana y todas las formas de vida humana". Esas palabras hoy nos hablan con especial urgencia.

Nuestra generación efectivamente puede poner fin al antiguo flagelo de la pobreza extrema. Sin embargo, también puede destruir el sistema de soporte vital de la Tierra a través de una devastación ambiental inducida por el hombre.

Por necesidad, entonces, hemos ingresado en La Era del Desarrollo Sustentable. De modo que estoy inmensamente emocionado de estar lanzando un curso online gratuito y global bajo ese mismo nombre en enero de 2014. (Quienes estén interesados en inscribirse en el curso pueden registrarse aquí). Espero que haya gente de todo el mundo que se registre en el curso -y luego se sume a la lucha por alcanzar un desarrollo sustentable que ya lleva una generación.

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