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Sustainability: What is Sustainability?
A guide filled with useful resources about different types of sustainability.
This guide is designed to help you learn more about sustainability using resources from the Honolulu Community College Library. Use the top navigation Tabs to find books, articles, research reports, and more!
What is Sustainability?
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Like the video says, Sustainability is the creation and maintenance of the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony to support present and future generations. This is important because many of the resources we use in our daily lives are non-renewable, being depleted or wreaking havoc on the environment in an irreversible way.
Examples of Economic: Sustainability Jobs, Incentives, Sustainability Assessments, Incentive Programs
Examples of Environment: Air Quality, Water Quality, Green Engineering & Chemistry, Climate, Energy, Environment, Food and Water, Reduce effects by stressors (e.g. pollutants, greenhouse gas emissions, genetically modified organisms) to the ecosystem and vulnerable populations
This database presents extensive, objective, and comprehensive coverage of today's hot-button issues—a credible resource that provides current context for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments.