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Sustainability

  • By: Pamela McElwee
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Sustainability is one of the most important aspects of global resource preservation. It refers to the ability to satisfy social, environmental, and economic needs of current and future generations without depleting the natural resource base or degrading environmental quality.

Although the word ...

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