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CRITIQUING THE PURSUIT OF ISLAND SUSTAINABILITY Blue and Green, with hardly a colour in between

CRITIQUING THE PURSUIT OF ISLAND SUSTAINABILITY Blue and Green, with hardly a colour in between

This article critiques a focus on ‘sustainable development’ which highlights a liveable ‘future’ without paying adequate attention to what, we argue, are more pressing issues for a liveable present. We contend that, while inherently commendable, the thrust of many current initiatives related to sustainable development, especially those associated with climate change, promote an ethos which crowds out other pressing policy pursuits with more...

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