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SUSTAINABILITY. Imagine you just won 1 million $. SUSTAINABILITY. WHAT DO YOU THINK THIS TERM MEANS ? IS IT A POSSIBILITY ?. SUSTAINABILITY. THE ABILITY OF THE Earth’s natural systems and human social and economic systems to survive and adapt to the changing environment indefinitely

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sustainability1
SUSTAINABILITY
  • WHAT DO YOU THINK THIS TERM MEANS ?
  • IS IT A POSSIBILITY ?
sustainability2
SUSTAINABILITY
  • THE ABILITY OF THE Earth’s natural systems and human social and economic systems to survive and adapt to the changing environment indefinitely
  • Humans living in harmony with the natural environment
sustainability the u n says
SUSTAINABILITY- the U.N. says

Sustainability is : the ability to

meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs

how can we live more sustainably
How can we live more sustainably?
  • Rely on solar energy
  • Maintain biodiversity
  • Support nutrient cycling
  • Support population control
principles
PRINCIPLES
  • Value natural capital ( resources)
  • Recognize degradation & overuse
  • Search for solutions
  • Make compromises/trade-offs
  • Individuals matter
match to one of 4 principles
Match to one of 4 principles
  • Recycling soda cans
  • Use a rake instead of a leaf blower
  • Choose to have no more than 1 child
  • Walk/bike instead of drive
  • Use reusable bags when shopping
  • Volunteer to help restore a beachfront
  • Lobby elected officials to require that 20% of all electricity generated comes from wind power
agree or disagree
Agree or disagree?
  • Humans are superior to other forms of life
  • Humans are in charge of the Earth
  • All economic growth is good
  • The value of other forms of life depends on if they are useful to us
  • Because all forms of life eventually become extinct, we should not worry if we are causing them to b/c extinct faster
  • All forms of life have an inherent right to exist
agree or disagree1
Agree or Disagree?
  • Nature has an unlimited storehouse of resources for humans
  • Technology can solve our economic problems
  • I do not believe I have any obligation to future generations
  • I do not believe I have any obligation to any other forms of life
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What are the basic beliefs of your

environmental worldview?

Write a paragraph tonight expressing your beliefs-

We will place it in an envelope and look at it

again in JUNE to see if they have changed.