Intergenerational equity

This post marks the resumption of my blog after a hiatus due to the arrival of son number two (below).

Baby Thomas, born 4 July 2013

Thomas Handberg, 9pm Melb time 4 July 2013

In considering how the blog relates to Tom, the World Commission on Environment and Development (aka the Brundtland Commission) provided a landmark definition for sustainable development in 1987 as follows:

development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs

So there you have it – I owe it to Tom to resume the blog, even if changing his pants must occasionally take precedence.


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