SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

By using scarce resources such as oil, coal, and gas and producing pollution, we are storing up problems for future generations. We need to find ways of meeting our own needs now without spoiling the Earth for people in the future. The idea of sustainable development is to provide a good quality of life for everyone without causing pollution or using up resources that cannot be replaced. Using renewable forms of energy and reducing waste will help towards sustainable development.

Copyright © 2007 Dorling Kindersley

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