Potočnik: Not too late to ‘wake up’

Potočnik: Not too late to ‘wake up’


In a speech made to the World Wide Fund for Nature Europe (WWF) conference ‘Resources Unlimited? Moving to a Resource-Efficient Economy’, on 1 October, Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik said that the scientific and technological advances over the past century had “left the world behind”.

In the 20th century, economic output grew 23 times and resources usage increased eight fold. As a consequence, Potočnik predicts that Europe may need a new Marshall Plan to r...


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