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Question 1: It represents the amount of biologically productive land and sea area needed to regenerate the resources a human ________ consumes and to absorb and render harmless the corresponding waste.
Population growthOverpopulationPopulationWorld population

Question 2: The U.S. footprint per capita was 9.0 gha, and that of Switzerland was 5.6 gha per person, while ________'s was 1.8 gha per person.
Religion in ChinaTime in ChinaChinaProvince (China)

Question 3: Although the ecological footprint model prior to 2008 treated ________ in the same manner as coal power, [28] the actual real world effects of the two are radically different.
Nuclear reactor technologyNuclear powerUraniumNuclear power debate

Question 4: Ecological footprinting is now widely used around the globe as an indicator of environmental ________.
Sustainability measurementSustainabilitySustainable developmentFood security

Question 5: The Swedish utility ________ did a study of full life cycle emissions of Nuclear, Hydro, Coal, Gas, Solar Cell, Peat and Wind which the utility uses to produce electricity.
DenmarkVattenfallWind powerGermany

Question 6: Similarly, if ________ yields were lower than those of conventional methods, this could result in the former being "penalized" with a larger ecological footprint.
Organic farmingSustainable agricultureIndustrial agricultureAgriculture

Question 7: It compares human demand with planet ________'s ecological capacity to regenerate.

Question 8: [4] The ecological footprint concept and calculation method was developed as the PhD dissertation of Mathis Wackernagel, under Rees' supervision at the ________ in Vancouver, Canada, from 1990-1994.
McGill UniversityUniversity of British Columbia Faculty of LawLiu Institute for Global IssuesUniversity of British Columbia

Question 9: BedZED, a 96-home mixed-income housing development in South ________, was designed by Bill Dunster Architects and sustainability consultants BioRegional for the Peabody Trust.

Question 10: (2007) have performed a systematic comparison of the ecological footprint method with spatial welfare analysis that includes environmental ________, agglomeration effects and trade advantages.
Environmental economicsExternalityPublic goodEconomics


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