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Want to avert the apocalypse? Take lessons from Costa Rica

Monday, October 9, 2017


A paper published in the journal Nature captured headlines with a bleak forecast. Our chances of keeping global warming below the 2C danger threshold are very, very small. The reason is that the cuts we’re making to greenhouse gas emissions are being cancelled out by economic growth.

But not in Costa Rica. A beautiful country known for its lush rainforests and stunning beaches, Costa Rica proves that achieving high levels of human wellbeing has very little to do with GDP and almost everything to do with something very different.

Source: The Guardian