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" It contains within it two key concepts: • the concept of 'needs', in particular the essential needs of the world's poor, to which overriding priority should be given; and • the idea of limitations imposed by the state of technology and social organization... "
Exergy: Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development - Page 45
by Ibrahim Dincer, Marc A. Rosen - 2007 - 472 pages
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Yearbook of the United Nations. 45.1991(1992)

United Nations. Dept. of Public Information - Political Science - 1992 - 1 pages
...development advanced by the World Commission on Environment and Development in 1987(46' was the idea of limitations imposed by the state of technology and...organization on the environment's ability to meet current and future needs. Technology was itself a mechanism for implementing environmental policy....
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Making Markets: An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Economic Exchange

Robin Ann Cantor, Stuart Henry, Steve Rayner - Business & Economics - 1992 - 192 pages
...particularly needs of poorer groups and countries; and (2) limitations, particularly constraints implied by technology and social organization on the environment's ability to meet present and future needs. Advocates of sustainable development in general want us to preserve species, avoid land degradation,...
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The North American Free Trade Agreement: Hearing Before the ..., Volume 4

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Regulation, Business Opportunities, and Energy - Environmental protection - 1992 - 495 pages
...essential needs of the world's poor; and that pays particular attention to the "limitations imposed by. . . technology and social organization on the environment's ability to meet present and future needs." Equity and Environmental Justice Also, as the International Labor Organization's Convention Concerning...
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Clean Technology

Allan Johansson - Technology & Engineering - 1992 - 208 pages
...the essential needs of the world,s poor, to which overriding priority should be given 2. the idea of limitations imposed by the state of technology and social organization on the environment,s ability to meet present and future needs It might be worthwhile pointing out already...
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Management of Marine Fisheries in Canada

L. S. Parsons, National Research Council Canada, Canada. Department of Fisheries and Oceans - Fisheries - 1993 - 763 pages
...essential needs of the world's poor, to which overriding priority should be given; and — the idea of limitations imposed by the state of technology and...environment's ability to meet present and future needs." The Report identified the following critical objectives for environment and development policies that...
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Agriculture and Environmental Challenges: Proceedings of the Thirteenth ...

Jitendra Srivastava, Harold Alderman - Technology & Engineering - 1993 - 289 pages
...the essential needs of the world's poor, to which overriding priority should be given • The idea of limitations imposed by the state of technology and...organization on the environment's ability to meet present needs.2 Or put another way: "To say that a development path is 'sustainable ' means, at least, that...
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A World Fit for People: Thinkers from Many Countries Address the Political ...

Uner Kirdar, Leonard Silk - Business & Economics - 1994 - 481 pages
...essential needs of the world's poor, to which overriding priority should be given; and 2. the idea of limitations imposed by the state of technology and...organization on the environment's ability to meet present needs. 1 To put this another way, "To say that a development path is "sustainable" means, at least,...
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Indonesia: Environment and Development

Economic development - 1994 - 294 pages
...essential needs of the world's poor, to which overriding priority should be given; and o the idea of limitations, imposed by the state of technology and...organization, on the environment's ability to meet both present and future needs. The literature is filled, however, with alternative—often conflicting—...
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Environmental Options: Accounting for Sustainability

K. Uno - Business & Economics - 1995 - 421 pages
...essential needs of the world's poor, to which overriding priority should be given; and the idea of limitations imposed by the state of technology and...environment's ability to meet present and future needs." [World Commission on Environment and Development, 1987, p.43] Explicitly referring to sustainable development,...
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A Reappraisal of the Urban Planning Process

Alexander Clement Mosha - City planning - 1995 - 265 pages
...is a methodology and a tool that seeks sustainable development, taking cognizance especially of the limitations imposed by the state of technology and...environment's ability to meet present and future needs. Environmental planning is thus not only concerned with the physical environment, but also with creating...
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