Via Scoop.it – The Great Transition
"Development progress in the world’s poorest countries could be halted or even reversed by mid-century unless bold steps are taken now to slow climate change, prevent further environmental damage, and reduce deep inequalities within and among nations, according to projections in the 2011 Human Development Report."
Norway, Australia and the Netherlands top the rankings.
Report warns that climate change and other sustainability crises including social inequality could reverse good progress made over the last 40 years.
The Guardian’s Damian Carrington has a good article on this sustainability challenge.