In order to develop a sustainable Green Growth Strategic Framework that is capable of responding effectively to the sustainability challenges that the people and the planet are facing, it is helpful to categorise these challenges in terms of the interaction between four complex systems: the world economy, the global society and the planet’s physical environment and to recognise that education represents a crucial and viable response and intervention.
- How does an economy of 7.2 billion people and $90 trillion gross world output change over time?
- How does a global society of such inequality of income, wealth and power function?
- What happens when the world economy is on a collision course with the physical environment?
- How can education based interventions be designed and implemented to provide an effective response to the challenges and impact of unsustainable development?