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Environmental Kuznets curve (EKC)

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Global Commons

Global Commons The resource domain that lies outside of the political reach of any one state is usually referred to as the global commons. Historically has the Atmosphere; Antarctica; and, Outer Space been identified by international law and guided by the principles...
Green economy

Green economy

The green economy is defined as “one that results in improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities. In its simplest expression, a green economy can be thought of as one, which is low carbon, resource efficient and socially inclusive” by UNEP 2011. Read more..

Gross National Happiness (GNH)

Gross National Happiness (GNH)

The concept of Gross National Happiness was already mentioned in the section on economic value, as an attempt to define an indicator that measures quality of life in a more holistic way than its economic counterpart GDP. The term was coined by Bhutan’s former King Jigme Singye. Read more..

Metabolism

Metabolism Metabolism is a term used to describe the energy required to carry out all cellular and physical processes in the living organism; input, transformation, and output of chemical reactions that occur between societies and their natural environment. Natural...
Permaculture

Permaculture

Permaculture In the mid-seventies, two Aussies introduced a new green term to environmentalism, living in the arid Australian (Tasmania) climate. They published in 1978 their first book “Permaculture One” and a year later “Permaculture...
Sustainable consumption

Sustainable consumption

Sustainable consumption Sustainable consumption is terms  used to describe a consumption view that is all about ‘doing more and better with less,’ through reducing resource use, degradation and pollution while increasing the quality of life for all....
Sustainable living

Sustainable living

Sustainable living is a lifestyle that seeks to reduce an individual’s or society’s use of natural resources. People who life by the term sustainable living often tried to reduce their carbon footprint by alternative transportation, use of renewable sources of energy and eat a diet that does less harm on the environment; Read more..