Tag Archives: sustainability

How would everyone need to live to only use the resources replaceable in 1 year?

How would everyone need to live to only use the resources replaceable in 1 year? [ 16/May/21 ] Within sustainable budgets for energy and materials. Exactly what such a budget would look like depends very much on the environment and … Continue reading

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Nitrate Allowances

Link to Stuff article about nitrate allowances [ 8/April/21 Tim’s Facebook page] If you are going to allow 100Kg of nitrate/Ha to leach, then you have to budget sufficient water going to groundwater to keep that below 0.5mg/l. Doing the … Continue reading

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Quora – Is it better to make our planet sustainable for future habitats or investing in search for a better planet?

Is it better to make our planet sustainable for future habitats or investing in search for a better planet? [ 8/April/21 ] Gonzalo Munevar is correct – we are not searching for another planet that is better than this one … Continue reading

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Quora – How do I address global inequality?

How do I address global inequality? [ 18/Jan/21 ] As others have noted, the problem is not inequality – that is a given – real complexity contains diversity – always. The problem is insufficiency – NOT inequality. Giving everyone what … Continue reading

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Environmental management vs sustainability

Environmental Management and sustainability are they same or different from each other? Pls. clarify elaborately. [ 16/11/20 ] Very different. Systems can be managed to extinction, most companies do exactly that. Sustainability is something else.It involves surviving over the long … Continue reading

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Quora – Steps to a sustainable world

Quora – What steps need to be taken for a completely sustainable world? What do you mean by sustainable? What is being sustained? Why? Some people have tried to build a system that promotes and sustains competition, at the cost … Continue reading

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