UN Panel Urges Sustainable Development

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At the African Union conference in Ethiopia today, the UN’s 22-member Panel on Global Sustainability issued a stark warning about sustaining the nations of the World as we know them. The report, "Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing," warns that by 2030, the demand for food will rise by 50 percent, energy by 45 percent and water by 30 percent. What are the prospects of 56 recommendations being put into effect in time to avoid a slow-moving catastrophe?

Credits

Guests:
Janos Pasztor - UN Panel on Global Sustainability, Andrew Hoffman - University of Michigan - @hoffmanandy

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Christian Bordal, Caitlin Shamberg