Sustainability in 2 Minutes. {Video}

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This 2 minute video explains it all.

sus·tain·a·bil·i·ty /səˌsteɪnəˈbɪlɪti/ [suh-stey-nuh-bil-i-tee] noun

  1. the ability to be sustained, supported, upheld, or confirmed.
  2. Environmental Science . the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance: The committee is developing sustainability standards for products that use energy.

From the video:

Sustainability means things can keep going. Can sustain themselves. Can continue into the future and go on forever.

From a human perspective, sustainability for our planet means it can continue to do what it was designed to do: provide clean water, clean air, produce safe food and allow us all to have a high quality of life forever.

Unsustainability means it cannot. And that is where we are now.

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  1. […] America’s Future (www.usa-sep.com). “We should be following a plan now that transitions us to sustainable energy sources but, believe or not, there is no […]

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