L2 - Lecture #2 2.1 Environmental Protection and...

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Lecture #2 2.1 Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development Increasingly, environmental protection is being incorporated into all human actions and into the process of development. Meeting our needs while protecting the environment is called sustainable development. Evolution of Sustainable Development Environmental protection has evolved from piecemeal local efforts to a much more comprehensive global strategy covering a wide assortment of environmental problems. This involves high levels of cooperation among states and nations The Next Generation of Environmental Protection Efforts Although environmental policy and protection efforts have evolved dramatically in the past three decades, most solutions dealt with symptoms. 1
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Efforts are now under way to address the root causes of the problems. 2.2 Meeting Human Needs while Protecting the Environment What Is Sustainable Development? Sustainable development = a means of meeting present needs without preventing future
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