Issues concerning Sustainability
Holistic approach to the issue of sustainability is required. Understanding the importance of the development of sustainable environment is very important.
Sustainable Development is important for the environmental stability of our Mother Earth… The main focus of Sustainable Development is to preserve the natural resources and use them very cautiously so that we can protect our Mother Earth from devastation…!!
The definition is based on two concepts:
- The concept of needs, comprising of the conditions for maintaining an acceptable life standard for all people, and
- The concept of limits of the capacity of the environment to fulfil the needs of the present and the future, determined by the state of technology and social organization.
Limitless growth (Misconception)
Change in the perception of the people has to be brought about. Growing at the expense of others is a wrong mindset that most of the developed nations keep.
Confuse capital with income
The vital resource such as oil is taken as a source of income. They do not realize that there is a big difference between capital and income. They have mistaken resource as their income. Hence, it is depleting at a great speed.