Averting a Tragedy of the Global Commons - The Globalist | tragedy of the commons, gmo | Scoop.it

Medieval villages risked a "tragedy of the commons" when farmers — individually pursuing their economic self-interest — depleted a shared natural resource by collectively overgrazing it. Seán Cleary, founder of the FutureWorld Foundation, explains that in the hyperconnected world of today we risk a tragedy of the "global commons."

Via jean lievens, Adrian Bahan (MNPS)