Globalisation describes the advancement of the global integration of the economy, culture and political structures. ...
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of policy goals that attempt to implement the principle of sustainability on the economic, social and ecological level in every country of the world.
The increasing pace of globalization and how it affects the environment has been a major global concern. Although the research has been fraught with contrasting results, there are many who strongly believe that increased globalization has been harmful to the environment.
A large number of environmentalists who support this view base their arguments on the premise that globalization leads to an increase in global demand, resulting in increased production. This indirectly contributes to the exploitation of the environment and the depletion of natural resources.
Amid rising environmental concerns, an important question is whether deglobalization would have the opposite impact on the environment. Put differently, if globalization is harmful, then should we expect that the current deglobalization trend will be less harmful for the environment?
It’s an important question to ask right now considering the mounting anti-globalization sentiments that have engulfed the Global North.