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Environmental space and barriers to local sustainability

Daniel Mittler

Environmental space and barriers to local sustainability

evidence from Edinburgh, Scotland

by Daniel Mittler

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Published by [s.n.] in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.

  • Edition Notes

    From: Local environment, Vol.4, no.3, 1999.

    StatementDaniel Mittler.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18384979M

    The report highlighted that cost continues to be the greatest barrier that holds Americans back from more sustainable purchases. “One trip to the grocery store and you would see that green products can have as much as a % price premium. It’s as if we’re penalizing virtuous behaviors with a de facto sustainability tax,” says Bennett. A) actions taken by humans in the environment in which they live that have impact B) the extrinsic value placed on people, organisms, and objects in the environment C) studying the rightness and wrongness of human actions D) studying the moral relationships of humans to the environment and the environment's living organisms.

      This paper presents insights and action proposals to better harness technological innovation for sustainable development. We begin with three key insights from scholarship and practice. First, technological innovation processes do not follow a set sequence but rather emerge from complex adaptive systems involving many actors and institutions operating simultaneously from local . In combating political barrier, sustainable development strategies must be streamlined, but also applied with more severity. The need for environmental institutions to blend and work with other (non-environmental) institutions. Also all ministries must cooperate and work together to achieve an integrated sustainable development for their countries.

    Books "The barriers to sustainable development" Jesper Jespersen; a decrease in the rich countries' population would dampen the speed with which resources are exhausted and create environment space for an improvement in the poor countries’ living standard. the limitation would ensure that a specific sustainable cap on environmental. The WWF’s Living Planet Report showed that the two countries with the greatest per-capita ecological impact were the United Arab Emirates and the USA, with ecological footprints, respectively, of and global hectares (Gha) per citizen in , compared to a sustainable footprint of just GHa.


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