Gorbachev urges “sustainable perestroika” to save Earth; “All that has been done is too late, and it’s not enough”

He urged governments to use his policies of “perestroika” (restructuring) and “glasnost” (openness) — which ushered in democratic changes that led against his will to the collapse of the Soviet Union — to address climate change and overconsumption of resources.

Read more from the Associated Press.

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2 responses to “Gorbachev urges “sustainable perestroika” to save Earth; “All that has been done is too late, and it’s not enough”

  1. From all historical evidence, it appears that crying doom is highly sustainable.

  2. Because the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact nations were such paragons of environmental stewardship and high standards of living.

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