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Click to edit Master subtitle style 4/15/11 Sustainable Environments in Context September 1
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4/15/11 Readings Due State of the World 2010 “Preface” and “The rise and fall of consumer cultures” Living in the Environment “Chapter 1”
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4/15/11 Meta Message We have to understand “sustainability” in the context of cultural, political, and social circumstances.
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4/15/11 Recent Coinage of “Sustainability” World Commission on Environment and Development (Brundtland Commission) Our Common Future http://www.un-documents.net/wced-ocf.h Challenges include: Population and human resources Food security Species and ecosystems Energy
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4/15/11 “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generation to meet their own needs.”
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4/15/11 Sustainable Development Brundtland Commission highlighted the environmentally harmful character of our current economic and social practices and incentives for practice. Sought to outline a route for continued ‘development’ that was more ecologically sound.
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4/15/11 Development ?
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4/15/11 Development ? The United Nations today
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