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William Rees: Culture and behavior: The human nature of unsustainability

Read the full report:»  Download the PDF (1 MB) William Rees.  Sep 1, 2011. The Unsustainability Conundrum. Post Carbon Institute In 1992 the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) issued the following gloomy assessment of the prospects for civilization: We the … Continue reading

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Carrying Capacity, web sites, and articles

Definition of Carrying Capacity Carrying capacity refers to the number of individuals who can be supported in a given area within natural resource limits, and without degrading the natural social, cultural and economic environment for present and future generations. The … Continue reading

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