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Is Sustainable development compatible with human welfare?

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Libuse Weinerova Fall 2009 - Seminar 1 Is Sustainable development compatible with human welfare? The problem solving relates to sustainable development. I would like to define sustainable development at the start. Our common future is to: "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."On this question, there are basically two answers yes and no. Professor of management Dinah M. Payne and professor of accounting Cecily A. Raiborn responded positively. They answer that: "environmental respodsibility and sustainable develipment are essential parts of modern bussiness ethics and that only through them can both bussiness and humans thrive." They put 4 questions: the future currenrly be ascertained, economically viable, socially just, social equity and environmentally appropriate. The questions gave different answers. ...read more.


In his article adds interesting information for example: "For radical greens, sustainable development mean s economic stagnation. The greens are right about one thing: the extent of global poverty is stark." It greatly too slew issue of poverty. Also in this issue provides very interesting information for example: "poverty eradication is clerly crucial to preventing environmental degradation, too, since there is nothing more environmentally destructive than a hungry human." Interesting look at our question has Jiri Necas. He asked in his work: Do we want sustainable development? I think this is related to our question. A negative answer would mean a decision for the path to extinction, to destruction. Another interesting look at the nec Miroslav Svatos. That his work deals with the economic growth and sustainable development. ...read more.


but on the other hand, we should take into account the second approach, Ronald Bailey. Some economic growth may indeed threaten the environment even more. Jiri Necas mentions the issue of sustainable development of interesting questions such as: Is the sustainable development compatible with predominance of supply over demand, resulting in an unnecessarily rapid depletion of resources and to accelerate the growth of entropy? Is the sustainable development compatible with the conversion of fertile or at least vsakuj�c� water and soil clogging highways and other built-up areas? Is the sustainable development compatible with the growth of the automobile and air transport? I also think that sustainable development does not lead directly to solving problems in developing (poor) countries. Literature: * Necas J., Do we want sustainable development? Online 20.9.2009 <http://www.envigogika.cuni.cz/index.php/cs/texty/20081/161-opravdu-chceme-trvale-udritelny-rozvoj- > * Svatos M., Economic Growth and Sustainable Development. Online 20.9.2009 < http://www.agris.cz/etc/textforwarder.php?iType=2&iId=139837 > * Sustainable Delelopment. Online 20.9.2009 < http://www.enviwiki.cz/wiki/Udr%C5%BEiteln%C3%BD_rozvoj> * Wagner G.M., REAL PROPERTY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GUIDE. Online 20.9.2009. < www.gsa.gov/graphics/ogp/SustDevelGuide.pdf> ...read more.

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