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Department
Environment
Course
ENVR 201
Professor
Elena Bennett
Semester
Fall

Description
Society, Sustainability and Environment- ENVR-201- 051 September 10th, 2012 Sustainability Definition of Sustainability: The ability to continue using x in such a way that we can maintain the Human Project, without harming the planet Relates to intergenerational equity with environment and culture Economic -Traditional: Maximize net present value of the utility across generations -Alternative: Constant or increasing level of capital -Nature, labour, finance, infrastructure are inter-exchangeable as capital Brundtland -Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs World Business Council -Simultaneous pursuit of economic prosperity, environmental quality and social equity Energy Return on I
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