To Have and Have Not - Resource Governance in the 21st Century
Resource politics and ecological transformationAlongside tackling climate change and global poverty, using resources sustainably and distributing them fairly across the globe is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. Much natural resource wealth is located in emerging economies and developing countries, which suffer not only from poverty but also from major democratic shortcomings.
For many people in these countries this resource wealth is a curse rather than a blessing. At the same time, securing the supply of raw materials for industrial production has become a top priority of industrialised and emerging countries.What kind of resource policy do we need in Germany and globally to make a an equitable ecological transformation possible?