ESPP11 Class 01 What is this course all about?
In this opening class I will sketch an overview of the idea of sustainable development the multiple uses
to which that idea is now being put by various groups, the multiple challenges it poses for society. I
01 What is this course all about?
William C. Clark
Harvey Brooks Professor of
International Science, Public Policy and Human Development
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ESPP11 Class 02: What should be the goals of sustainable development?
Sustainable development, if it is to have meaning, must be about the development of something. As
individuals, we are free to emulate Humpty Dumpty and insist that words should mean wha
Class 03: What are the determinants of sustainable development?
Once we begin to specify the goals (ends) we wish to achieve through sustainable development, we are
ready to start trying to identify or invent means that have a reasonable chance of helping
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