Insisting on sustainability in the economy means first of all to make sure that current production methods do not compromise the ability of the generations to come to shape their own future.
After all, resources on the globe are finite, but a growing world population has seen us moving further towards a complete depletion of some of these resources. This page collates the latest DW content on sustainability issues.
An increasing number of global cities are moving ahead on climate action, putting sustainable solutions in practice. The US city of Pittsburgh and the South African capital, Tshwane (Pretoria) are champions for innovations. Mayors Bill Peduto and Solly Msimanga discuss challenges and the sustainable future of their cities in this special edition. (Special thanks to city network ICLEI)