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Don’t accept that you can’t make a difference. Because if you can’t make a difference, you won‘t make a difference, and if you put a multiplier on that we will continue on an unsustainable pathway.
The combination of population growth and the growth in consumption is a danger that we are not prepared for and something we will need global co-operation on.
Nevertheless, the concept of sustainable development is now known – even amongst those who haven‘t accepted it – and it’s recognized, debated and followed by an increasing number of businesses.
I am on the board of corporations who contribute both to environmental problems and their solutions. And I am on the NGO side: the Earth Council and other organizations.
We in the industrialized world make a greater difference because our ecological footprint, our impact on the condition of the environment, is 40 to 50 times larger than that of people in the developing world.
We may get to the point where the only way of saving the world will be for industrial civilization to collapse.
Inertia is a powerful force in human and political affairs.
So, what we do as individuals matters. It adds up.
We’re either going to save Ihe world or no one will be saved.
I am President of the UN created University for Peace, which has a strong commitment to the relationship between peace, security and the environment. I meet with young people around the world and I always come away enthused and encouraged.