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Question 1: The concept has included notions of weak sustainability, strong sustainability and ________.
Deep ecologyGreen anarchismGreen politicsEco-socialism

Question 2: ________ requires that human activity only uses nature's resources at a rate at which they can be replenished naturally.
Sustainable developmentFood securitySustainabilityEcological footprint

Question 3: Sustainable development ties together concern for the ________ of natural systems with the social challenges facing humanity.
Carrying capacityOptimum Population TrustEcological footprintOverpopulation

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  A representation of sustainability showing how both economy and society are constrained by environmental limits (2003)[5]
  Solar towers utilize the natural resource of the sun, and are a renewable energy source. From left: PS10 and PS20 solar towers.
  Before flue gas desulfurization was installed, the air-polluting emissions from this power plant in New Mexico contained excessive amounts of sulfur dioxide.
  The retreat of Aletsch Glacier in the Swiss Alps (situation in 1979, 1991 and 2002), due to global warming.

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Deforestation and increased road-building in the Amazon Rainforest are a significant concern because of increased human encroachment upon wilderness areas, increased resource extraction and further threats to biodiversity.
  Solar towers utilize the natural resource of the sun, and are a renewable energy source. From left: PS10 and PS20 solar towers.
  Deforestation of native rain forest in Rio de Janeiro City for extraction of clay for civil engineering (2009 picture).
  Solar towers utilize the natural resource of the sun, and are a renewable energy source. From left: PS10 and PS20 solar towers.

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  A representation of sustainability showing how both economy and society are constrained by environmental limits (2003)[5]
  The retreat of Aletsch Glacier in the Swiss Alps (situation in 1979, 1991 and 2002), due to global warming.
  Before flue gas desulfurization was installed, the air-polluting emissions from this power plant in New Mexico contained excessive amounts of sulfur dioxide.

Question 7: During the last ten years, different organizations have tried to measure and monitor the proximity to what they consider sustainability by implementing what has been called ________[14].
SwitzerlandSustainability metrics and indicesUnited NationsGlobalization

Question 8: The Network of Excellence "Sustainable Development in a Diverse World",[12] sponsored by the ________, integrates multidisciplinary capacities and interprets cultural diversity as a key element of a new strategy for sustainable development.
DenmarkEuropean UnionEuropean ParliamentGermany

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  A representation of sustainability showing how both economy and society are constrained by environmental limits (2003)[5]
  A sewage treatment plant that uses environmentally friendly solar energy, located at Santuari de Lluc monastery.
  The natural resource of wind powers these 5MW wind turbines on this wind farm 28 km off the coast of Belgium.
  Solar towers utilize the natural resource of the sun, and are a renewable energy source. From left: PS10 and PS20 solar towers.

Question 10: The field of sustainable development can be conceptually broken into three constituent parts: environmental sustainability, ________ sustainability and sociopolitical sustainability.
EconomicsHeterodox economicsKeynesian economicsMoney







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