3 pillars of sustainability

 
Environmental sustainability is defined as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. This encompasses keeping population densities below the carrying capacity of a region, facilitating the renewal of renewable resources, conserving and establishing priorities for the use of non-renewable resources, and keeping environmental impact below the level required to allow affected systems to recover and continue to evolve.
— United Nations
 
 
 

TASK

  1. Read 211-212 Patterns and Change book and make detailed notes.
 

the environmental performance index (EPI)

 
 

how is the epi measured?

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personal research

  1. Explore the issues and methods page of the EPI website.
  2. Add information about what it measures and why it is included around the EPI wheel.
 

EPI country comparison

Click on the image to access the country comparison tool. Compare two countries and report back to the class.