Contributions to Sustainability by Communities and Individuals: Problems and Prospects

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This report examines relationships between a comprehensive set of definitions of and viewpoints on the concept of Sustainability and the abilities of communities and individuals in the United States to meet the behavioral prescriptions inherent in these definitions and viewpoints. This research is timely because sustainability is becoming a cornerstone of national and international environmental strategies designed to simultaneously achieve environmental, economic, and social goals. In the United States, many communities have adopted sustainability principles as the foundation for both their environmental protection efforts and their socioeconomic development initiatives. This research is important because it highlights serious problems communities and ... continued below

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MacGregor, D. & Tonn, B.E. November 1, 1998.

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This report examines relationships between a comprehensive set of definitions of and viewpoints on the concept of Sustainability and the abilities of communities and individuals in the United States to meet the behavioral prescriptions inherent in these definitions and viewpoints. This research is timely because sustainability is becoming a cornerstone of national and international environmental strategies designed to simultaneously achieve environmental, economic, and social goals. In the United States, many communities have adopted sustainability principles as the foundation for both their environmental protection efforts and their socioeconomic development initiatives. This research is important because it highlights serious problems communities and inviduals may have in achieving sustainability expectations, and illustrates how much work is needed to help communities and individuals overcome numerous considerable and complex constraints to sustainability.

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  • Other: DE00001912
  • Report No.: ORNL/NCEDR-8
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • DOI: 10.2172/1912 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1912
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc669192

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MacGregor, D. & Tonn, B.E. Contributions to Sustainability by Communities and Individuals: Problems and Prospects, report, November 1, 1998; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc669192/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.