Sustainability will remain a pipe dream until leaders understand ‘security’

Guardian: A camel takes a drink in Jordan. The Middle East faces conflict if its water shortage is not tackled. Let's go back to basics – historically and conceptually. The cornerstone of security for all civilisations before the Industrial Age was land and water: without secure tenure of the land underpinning the lives of one's citizens, any ruler's tenure was short-lived. Without water, farming and productive enterprise was impossible. Armies were conscripted either to protect one's own land and water, or......

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