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Unformatted text preview: Human systems: 1. Produce pollution in excess of the planet’s ability to absorb and detoxify wastes 2. Deplete nonrenewable resources faster than substitutes can be found 3. Use renewable resources faster than they can be regenerated 1 2.5 Applying the Principles of Sustainable Development Creating a society that is sustainable requires a number of steps: 1. population stabilization 2. growth management 3. efficiency 4. renewable energy use 5. recycling 6. restoration 7. sustainable resource management 2...
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- Spring '08
- human settlements