natural resources

Why it is so difficult to tackle climate change

Life begins with a single cell, and is a journey from life to death to renewal. Not dust to dust, but soil that nurtures life to soil. Destroy that diversity, and we destroy ourselves as part of that diversity

B before A

If we divide jobs into technical and generalist jobs, engineers, doctors, educationists, agriculturists and scientists would fall in the first category while managers and administrators would come under the second.

Cost of Nature

Theories, however, cannot explain why some countries succeed while others fail in transforming natural resources to higher productivity and growth; the answer probably lies in the institutional environment of a country. If institutions promote transparency and incentivise productive and entrepreneurial activities and protect property and other rights of individuals, natural resources are likely to impact the economic outcomes positively.