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Articles published by STWR

Below is a list of all the articles published by STWR, please follow the link to read the full article.
Has the World Given Up on Sustainable Development?

Following the latest weak outcome of the Commission on Sustainable Development, it is time to ask if the United Nations is achieving enough in the realm of sustainable agriculture - and to start building a grassroots movement that can forge a new vision for the future, writes Adam W. Parsons

The Importance of Food Reserves in a Hungry World

The issue of globally-managed food reserves is receiving increased attention from policymakers in light of the food price crisis. But will the current proposals help achieve food security, or do we need a new framework to discuss their implementation? A backgrounder, by Adam W. Parsons.

Can Economic Growth Stop Climate Change?

The relentless pursuit of economic growth promotes the unsustainable consumption patterns that underpin the climate crisis. Only a clearer understanding of the causes and greater public engagement can finally urge governments to act on climate change, argues Rajesh Makwana.

Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy

The priority given to short term growth in mainstream economics undermines the Earth's ability to maintain its ecological balance and neglects the principle of fairness in the distribution of resources, according to the new book ‘Right Relationship'. A review by Alexia Eastwood.

Kyoto to Copenhagen: A Dangerous Gulf between Policy and Action

The climate change conference in Copenhagen during March 2009 highlighted a growing gulf between science, policy and action - a fatal flaw that increases the risk of an abrupt and irreversible climatic shift. A backgrounder by STWR.

Do GM Crops Increase Yield? The Answer is No

Monsanto’s claim that GM crops increase yields is fundamentally flawed and misleading. Please, don't try and fool the world by fabricating and distorting scientific facts, says Devinder Sharma.

Globalisation in a Turnstile: the Debate Ahead

As critics proclaim the death of neoliberalism amidst an international financial crisis, globalisation theory is set to go into a tailspin. A short introduction to the academic globalisation debate, by Adam W. Parsons.

The Earth Belongs to Everyone

Sharing the land and resources of the world more equally is the basis for the ‘Next World Economy’ founded upon comprehensive tax reform and Earth Rights Democracy, says a new book by Alanna Hartzok. Review by Alexia Eastwood.

Gaza: A Cry for Justice

The real path to peace in the Middle East, requiring the establishment of a fully sovereign Palestinian state on the West Bank and Gaza, is dependent on Israel's recognition of its responsibility to ensure economic justice in the Palestinian territories, says Adam W. Parsons.

America: The Choice Ahead

As the world economy continues to deteriorate, the American public must influence a momentous turnaround in global priorities and light the way for other countries in how to live a simpler, more sustainable lifestyle, writes Mohammed Mesbahi and Adam W. Parsons.

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