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An Introduction to Sustainable Development: 2nd Edition by J. Elliott

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Furthermore, and as seen in the analysis of changes in development thinking and environmentalism, there is substantial uncertainty concerning present conditions and future directions in all these arenas. : 4). ‘Globalisation’ is the term widely used to encompass these various processes of change through which interactions between different regions are increasing and the world becomes ever more global in character. Whilst global links and interconnections between places and What is sustainable development?

Radical in that quite rapid and fundamental changes in economy and society are desired. Supports devolved, political structures with emphasis on selfreliant communities and pursuit of justice and redistribution across generations. Reliance on scientific credibility, modelling and prediction. Management strategies geared to retaining global stability based on ecological principles of diversity and homeostasis. New and fundamentally different conservation solutions required which are flexible and adaptable.

The ‘Brundtland Report’ (named after its Chair, the former Prime Minister of Norway, Gro Harlem Brundtland) extended the ideas of sustainable development significantly beyond those of the WCS and did much to disseminate the popular and political use of the term. By 1992, for example, the report had been translated into twenty-four languages (Finger, 1994). Principally, the WCED gave greater attention to development concerns: to the challenge of overcoming poverty and meeting basic needs, and to integrating the environment into economic decision-making.

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