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Unformatted text preview: human resources. •  “The core idea of sustainability is that current decisions should not impair the prospects for maintaining or improving future living condiEons. This implies that our economic systems should be managed so that we can live off the dividends of our resources.” (Robert RepeAo, 1986) Casey Brown - Hydrosystems Research Group Economic Sustainability “The core idea of sustainability is that current decisions should not impair the prospects for maintaining or improving future living condiEons. This implies that our economic systems should be managed so that we can live off the dividends of our resources.” (Robert RepeAo, 1986) Casey Brown - Hydrosystems Research Group Economic Approach •  The world as a big savings account or mutual fund. As long as we consume only the interest or dividends, it will be sustainable •  ImplementaEon = Benefit Cost...
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