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Unformatted text preview: unstable existences [Amazon]-Affluent urban centers: waste management [London, Toronto]-Short-term economic program or stimulus not sustainable over long-term [enviro tourism] Options: Debt-for-nature-swap-Debtor state, creditor organization and donor agency agreements-Donor buys debt creditor-Donor and debtor agree that debtor will use some funds to manage environment, etc.-Debtor has to ensure local population complies with agreement-Win-win-win (?): creditor gets some return on loan; debtor gets preservation or management of ecological system Why Political?-Why are these political problems? o Tragedy of the commons o Garrett Hardin o We all need it o Who will take care? o Defection o Individual overuse vs. communal misuse-Solutions are scientifically complex and debatable o Politics has an impact on the science research not neutral or without costs o Difficult to promote or sustain politically o Costly --$, assets, humans (Tim Cups)...
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