With reference to the example of climate change, the WBGU demonstrates that this transformation is technically feasible and that sufficient financial resources can be mobilised. The prerequisite is a new social contract which combines responsibility towards future generations with a culture of democratic participation.
The Transformation towards Sustainability
In its flagship report ‘World in Transition – A Social Contract for Sustainability’, the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) spells out the urgent need for, and the benefits of, a transformation towards sustainability.
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