Biography

Former EU Commissioner for both Science and Research, and Environment. Co-Chair of the International Resource Panel hosted by UNEP, Chair of the Forum for the Future of Agriculture and RISE Foundation and a Member of the European Policy Centre’s Advisory Council. President of EFI’s high-level discussion forum, ThinkForest.

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Introduction In the last 50 years, the biosphere, upon which humanity depends, has been altered to an unparalleled degree[i]. The current economic model relying on fossil resources and addicted to “growth at all costs” is putting at risk not only life on our planet, but also the world’s economy. The need to react to the […]

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