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The Ages of Globalization

Today’s most urgent problems are fundamentally global. They require nothing less than concerted, planet-wide action if we are to secure a long-term future. But humanity’s story has always…

From  SDG Academy on 19 June, 2020 0 likes 581 plays 0  

The Challenge of Sustainable Development

This chapter serves as a conclusion to the course Macroeconomics for a Sustainable Planet. In this final video, Professor Sachs talks about the environmental challenges that have come from the growth…

From  SDG Academy on 27 August, 2019 0 likes 401 plays 0  

Economic Development Since World War II

This lecture tells the story of globalization and how it came to be, starting at the end of the world wars. It particularly examines globalization in the context of leading economic development in…

From  SDG Academy on 27 August, 2019 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Q&A: How to deal with the backlash against globalization?

How to deal with the backlash against globalisation?

From  SDG Academy on 24 August, 2019 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet and Perspectives for Its Utilization as an Educational Tool for Promoting Diet Sustainability-- Theoretical Chapter

One of then negative aspects of food globalization is homogenization. An instance of this is that in all European countries, meat consumption, has increased by at least 100%. Intake of carbohydrates…

From  SDG Academy on 23 August, 2019 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Globalization of Population Systems

In this chapter, Professor Sachs considers that globalization involves global production systems, in which many countries are engaged in the production of a final product (such as the case of…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 10 plays 0  

What is Globalization?

This chapter focuses on globalization and the interconnection of the evolving world economy. Globalization is a multi-dimensional process of goods and services, financial flows, information, ideas…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Development of the Global Economic System

This chapter focuses on the globalization of industrialization and divides it into three phases, with a major emphasis on history, including the the changing of world powers and the story of…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

The World in 2030: Mapping a Path Forward

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses overcoming the globalization of indifference, understanding the moral case and urgency for sustainable development, and achieving global cooperation for the…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Shared Global Vision and Ethics

This chapter serves as a conclusion to the course Globalization: Past and Future. Professor Sachs talks about the need for a shared global vision on ethical values. Part of this task is to design new…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 43 plays 0  

Sea-Based Globalization

This chapter focuses on the fourth wave of globalization, or the era of ocean-based globalization, and the period between Christopher Columbia and James Watt, the inventor of the steam engine. This…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Six Major Globalizations

This chapter is an introduction to the course Globalization: Past and Future. Jeffrey Sachs provides an overview of the six major waves of globalization: the Great Dispersal, the Neolithic…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 412 plays 0  

Prime Drivers of Globalization

What are the prime drivers of globalization? Where do they come from and how do they diffuse? And what are the fundamental patterns of global scale change that affect the dynamics of innovation and…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 166 plays 0  

The Classical World

This chapter focuses on the third wave of globalization (land-based globalization), the Classical Age of the Roman Empire and the Han Empire in China, and the role of physical ecology in shaping…

From  SDG Academy on 20 August, 2019 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Globalization and Public Health

In this video, Professor K. Sinrath Reddy addresses the question of globalization as a driver of change in global public health. Specifically looking at specific historical examples and the financial…

From  SDG Academy on 9 August, 2019 0 likes 19 plays 0