Inequality between nations good for environment?
Can't decide the where to stand morally in this question. What do you think?
“It is politically insensitive to suggest that billions of people in developing nations should be denied ‘development’ for the sake of our planet’s greater good. Yet, looking favorably on a growing middle class in developing nations is nonetheless starkly incongruent with being against environmental catastrophe. [...] Sustainability needs to include a degree of inequality between nations and people. Negotiating this order and dividing resources, peacefully or otherwise, is what civilisation has always been about.