Monday, November 29, 2010

A depleted natural world

Books of Account
The Plundered Planet
Paul Collier

Earth's balance sheet

The non-renewable natural assets in the territories of the bottom billion are seldom harnessed for the development of their societies, rues Paul Collier in The Plundered Planet. As a result, future generations may inherit a depleted natural world withlittle to show for it, he adds.


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