Entries by James Simpson

Sustainable Development: Sustainability

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

The World Economic Forum (WEF) held its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on January 16–20 of this year. It is difficult to overestimate the WEF’s influence on the Western world. Attendees included political leaders such as Justin Trudeau, Emanuel Macron, Biden Administration “Climate Czar” John Kerry, Current U.S. Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, German […]

Sustainable Development: Origins

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes

Origins of Sustainability Like most, if not all, left-of-center agendas, the sustainable development concept has been with us a long time. Developed slowly and stealthily and thus largely unnoticed, the ideas began to take shape in the late 1960s, when Sweden proposed a conference to discuss man’s interaction with the environment. The outcome was the […]