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October 24th, 2012
Asia Is Not Growing in a Sustainable Manner

Asia may be growing at an average of 6% per year in a game of “catch up” with the western world, but it is not growing in a sustainable manner, said economist and senior United Nations advisor Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs. “The adoption of new technology is remarkable but it doesn’t mean all issues are met. Asia’s growth is tremendously dirty, polluting, damaging and carbon intensive,” he said in his public lecture on “Macroeconomic Challenges in the US, Europe and China” at the Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong Public Lecture 2012 here yesterday. Read More