Sustainability and Systems Thinking
Unchecked technological development in general is at least partly responsible for some of the undesirable and survival threatening phenomena observed today. Problems of pollution, over-production, resource (and capital) concentration, restricted product lifecycles, and lack of social control, have all been attributed to ‘technology’. However, whilst there is general consensus regarding the role of technology in creating the problem, there are diverse attitudes towards its future contribution (the debate between the various positions is extensively developed by Gillot and Kumar, 1995).
KeywordsUrban System Water Recycling Sustainable Community Technology Type Demand Side Management
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