Will addressing global challenges and promoting transformative
changes require deeper shifts in cultures and values?
Adj P...
And the lemon prize goes to…
Technological fixes
Behavioural changes
Population and resources
"The power of
population is
indefinitely greater
than the power in the
earth to produce
subsisten...
Chasing
resources: Land
Grabbing?
David Bainbridge Cartoon
1960s - awakening
1962: Impact of
pesticides on ecosystems
and on the health of
living creatures
A changing world - development in
the Anthropocene…
Mega cities 1950
Källa: U.N.
Population Division
Mega cities 2015
Source:
U.N. Population Division
7,238,001,070
5 June, 0...
1970s – moving to action
Limits to Growth, 1972
Mankind at the Turning Point, 1974
”Oil Crisis 1973”
United Nations Conference on
the Human Environment
United Nations Conference on
Environment and Development
The World Summ...
United Nations Conference on
Environment and Development
• Rio Principles
• Agenda 21
• Global Conventions
United Nations Conference on
Sustainable Development
• The Future We Want
• Sustainable Development Goals
• From ”the cost...
New concepts – new thinking?
The trouble with our
time is that the future
is not what it used to
be
Paul Valery
THANK YOU
Johan Kuylenstierna
Johan.kuy...
Will Global Challenges and Transformative Changes Require Deeper Shifts in Cultures and Values?: Johan Kuylenstierna
Will Global Challenges and Transformative Changes Require Deeper Shifts in Cultures and Values?: Johan Kuylenstierna
Will Global Challenges and Transformative Changes Require Deeper Shifts in Cultures and Values?: Johan Kuylenstierna
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Will Global Challenges and Transformative Changes Require Deeper Shifts in Cultures and Values?: Johan Kuylenstierna

  1. 1. Will addressing global challenges and promoting transformative changes require deeper shifts in cultures and values? Adj Prof. Johan Kuylenstierna Executive Director Stockholm Environment Institute
  2. 2. And the lemon prize goes to…
  3. 3. Technological fixes Behavioural changes
  4. 4. Population and resources "The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man".”
  5. 5. Chasing resources: Land Grabbing? David Bainbridge Cartoon
  6. 6. 1960s - awakening 1962: Impact of pesticides on ecosystems and on the health of living creatures
  7. 7. A changing world - development in the Anthropocene…
  8. 8. Mega cities 1950 Källa: U.N. Population Division Mega cities 2015 Source: U.N. Population Division 7,238,001,070 5 June, 09:53:37
  9. 9. 1970s – moving to action Limits to Growth, 1972 Mankind at the Turning Point, 1974 ”Oil Crisis 1973”
  10. 10. United Nations Conference on the Human Environment United Nations Conference on Environment and Development The World Summit on Sustainable Development United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
  11. 11. United Nations Conference on Environment and Development • Rio Principles • Agenda 21 • Global Conventions
  12. 12. United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development • The Future We Want • Sustainable Development Goals • From ”the costs of inaction” to the ”benefits of action”
  13. 13. New concepts – new thinking?
  14. 14. The trouble with our time is that the future is not what it used to be Paul Valery THANK YOU Johan Kuylenstierna Johan.kuylenstiernaSE@sei-international.org

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