Roads from Rio

Roads from Rio

Written by Mark Swilling on 2012-06-06 19:03:13
Maarten Hajer's world

I have the privilege of meeting Prof Maarten Hajer every six months at meetings of the International Resource Panel. He is a member of the Panel and heads up the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency. He is also a well-known political scientist who has for many years done some of the leading thinking about ecological modernization. He is thoughtful, heretical, provocative and always insightful. Like many in his position he spends a lot of time attending meetings of very interesting and influential people. So instead of just shaking their hands and sharing talking space, he decided to buy a video camera and conduct interviews with them about their views on the world after the Rio + 20 conference. Click HERE to access this extra-ordinary story, including short interviews with various people from around the world, including myself.

Mark Swilling 6 June 2012