The Physical Status of the Fragile Planet
It is simply ironic that at this point in time we can destroy the world with all the super nuclear bombs we have, but we have no solution to nuclear, toxic, and human waste problems. The planet is not growing, but its population is growing at a very fast pace. As its population grows, its resources deplete and its environment deteriorates. Attaining environmental sustainability and just maintaining a normal quality of life are difficult enough, but adding on to these the cultural clashes and militaristic demarcation that are discussed earlier is clearly leading the fragile planet that we live in into very questionable state of survival and continuity.
The United States, for instance, is accountable for only about four percent of the world’s population and is responsible for about 25 percent of the toxic and environmentally questionable emissions. Here the role of industrialized and fast-industrializing countries’ actions must be questioned. When Country A is polluting and Country B is...
KeywordsEnvironmental Responsibility Sustainable Yield Military Expenditure Public Cost Greed Factor
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