Work involving the United Nations

Article introducing the concept of a ‘United Aspiration’ link
Executive Summary – Objectives of the ‘United Aspiration’ link
5 June 2021 – letter to the UN Secretary General about a ‘United Aspiration’ link
Petition in Avaaz in support of the ‘United Aspirationlink
Proposed replacement for Sustainability Goal 8 link
Broader petition in Change.org for the ‘United Aspiration‘ and a new SDG8link
11 July 2021 – email to the UNFCCC about the unsustainable nature of UN SDG8 and the executive summary for the ‘United Aspirationlink
TED style talk to help to launch the concept of a ‘United Aspiration‘ – 20 minuteslink
Excellent talk by Dr Bill Rees challenging our pursuit of economic growth – 20 minuteslink
The book ‘The Web of Meaning’ by Jeremy Lent may help us in the emotional transition that is required to reach the United Aspiration. This link is to an article by Jeremy envisaging how mankind might achieve and live in ecological balance. link
The book ‘Saving Us From Ourselves’ envisages how our UK society might change to redress ecological balance. It is brief and it challenges many assumptions made by the affluent world. It is free to download.link

New aspirations are urgently needed to match the reality of the graph below. Economic wealth is dependent on ecological health, therefore as our ecology collapses so will the purchasing power of the International Dollar.

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