By Chris Hoellriegl, MSc Development Studies Sports have many faces. Apart from diversion or pleasure, sports can for instance be a ‘big business’ when considering an annual revenue of 715.1 M Euro of Barcelona FC… Read More »Can sport play a role in development?
“The ambition is immense” – one economist explains in their analysis of ‘What is China’s Belt and Road initiative?’ (BRI). The strategy launched in 2013 by President Xi Jinping, involves supplying trillions of dollars as… Read More »Is China on its way to global supremacy, and if so, at what cost for developing countries?
Every year the Global Footprint Network calculates the Earth Overshoot Day or Earth Debt Day. This is the date that marks when humanity’s resource consumption for the year had exceeded Earth’s capacity to regenerate those… Read More »It is not overpopulation that is killing our planet, it is overconsumption.