Trusteeship of the Global Commons
New Horizons in Environmental and Energy Law series
Chapter 4: The global commons
The Earth is the single most important commons that we have; it is an immeasurable gift. That gift is of such complexity and beauty that you just don’t tinker with it. The task of any generation is to pass that heritage on. The commons in this sense serves as a secularized version of Creation. This is a powerful discourse for asserting limits on technology and markets. Wolgang Sachs.
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