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Essay 3 What does – or should – sustainable development mean? Beyond PR efforts, sustainable development can best be summed up as a three-pronged entity. It is often viewed and portrayed as an environmental movement with pushes for green or clean sources of energy and production. However, environmental concerns are only one of the three aspects. Social and economic policies are the other two aspects of sustainable development. It is important to distinguish “green” development from “sustainable” development. Green’s main emphasis is on the environment when sustainable is (or should be) a concern with promoting all three aspects. Sustainable Development proponents, like guest speaker Sean Sweeney would argue that Sustainable Development provides a context in which to improve overall sustainability where cutting edge Green development is unattainable. For example, a cutting edge treatment plant with extremely high maintenance costs may not be sustainable in regions of the world with
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