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Sustainability Ethics: Zero Net Immigration
(The Social Contract, 2004)
In this age, large demographic shifts will have many negative effects on the quest towards sustainability. Any rate of growth that results in an overall population gain is unsustainable. Therefore, immigration must be ...
You and Earth's Resources
(Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics, 2004)
Earth is a finite planet with finite resources, so any decisions humankind makes in the beginning of the twenty-first century will affect the lives of not only the future generation but the current generation as well. The ...
Cast Changes on the Ecological Stage of Earth's Evolutionary Theater
(Virginia Tech, 2009)
Change has been the Earth s most notable feature for the past 4 billion years. Earth has already passed two ecological tipping points with the acidification of the oceans and the melting glaciers and ice sheets, both caused ...
Transitions: Speculative Futures for Homo sapiens
(Science and Society, 2005)
The concept of sustainable use of the planet receives some attention, but very little interest has been shown in any system-level discussion about the transition from unsustainable to sustainable practices. The transition ...
Sustainability Ethics and the 2st Century Human Lifestyle
(Virginia Tech, 2005)
Sustainability ethics is the developing effort to ascertain the prerequisites for sustainable use of the planet and also determines the environmental literacy level necessary to persuade people to live sustainably. However, ...