Michael Renner

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Michael Renner

  1. 1. State of the World 2012Moving Toward Sustainable Prosperity Estado do Mundo 2012Rumo à Prosperidade Sustentável Michael Renner
  2. 2. The 1% and the 99%
  3. 3. What is Sustainable Prosperity?It is the result of sustainable development that enablesall human beings:  to live with their basic needs met  with their dignity acknowledged  with abundant opportunity to pursue lives of satisfaction and happiness  without denying others, present or future, the ability to do the same.
  4. 4. A Tale of Two Extremes
  5. 5. A Differentiated Approach Decoupling of economy & materials use in over-consuming countries over- Green growth in emerging countries Creating social & ecological space for people in poor countries
  6. 6. Chapters in State of the World 2012Big-picture issues: Specific Policy Areas:• Green Economy • Urban Planning & Citizen• Degrowth Participation• Indicators for Sustainable • Transport Alternatives Urban Development • Population• Environmental Governance • Buildings• Communal Democracy • Agriculture / Food• Corporate Charter Reform • Biodiversity
  7. 7. Green Jobs EnergyRenewables: 5 Million Jobs; strong growth TransportationRail and Urban Public Transport: 26 Million Jobs Buildings / ConstructionEfficiency Retrofits in Industrial Countries |Green (New) Buildings in Developing & Emerging Countries RecyclingAt least 4 Million Jobs in Formal Recycling Sector worldwide |15-15-20 Million Jobs in Informal Sector [waste pickers]
  8. 8. www.sustainableprosperity.org Worldwatch Institute 1776 Massachusetts Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20036 Phone: (202) 452-1992 452- Fax: (202) 833-0377 833-

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