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Title: Towards the sustainable use of material resources : an evaluation using the natural step framework
Author: Mark Everard
Author: Caroline Gervais
Author: Conor Linstead
Document Type: Monograph
Abstract:
This study explores the history of resource use and the way that it contributes to todays resource use habits, provides examples of resource use, and explores their sustainability implications using the four System Conditions of TNS. This sustainability analysis is explored from economic, regulatory, social and political contexts. We are, it is unavoidable to conclude, a long way away from sustainability with respect to the way we use material resources today. Again on the basis of the four System Conditions of TNS, a vision was developed by delegates at a 2020 Vision seminar of how resources would be used in a fully sustainable future. Nine key sustainability challenges are identified to make progress towards that vision from where we are today.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 2002
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Sustainable developmentNatural resourcesEvaluationMethodologyMaterials
Geographic Keywords: EnglandWales
Extent: 34; + appendices
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2043
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