Achieving a Sustainable Future. Chapter 28 Questions 1, 2, 6, 11. Introduction. Development, and globalization, often focusses on increasing GNP and/or GDP. Catton - increased population levels and globalization result in exceeding the earth’s carrying capacity and environmental damage.
Questions 1, 2, 6, 11
Therefore: How to globalize without exceeding carrying capacity?
Recessions are bad for the economy but good for the environment.
- Equity and disparity
- Use a time horizon long enough to look at human and ecosystem time scales
- The positive and negative aspects of human activities
Page 443 #6) Refer to the principles of sustainable development cited by the Brundtland Report. Describe how your behaviour, now and in the future, might have to change if sustainability is to be achieved.
“101 Ways to Green Your Life”
How many of these actions do you currently practice?
How many could you adopt today, 5 years from now, 10 years from now???