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Summarizing Outlook

  • Helmar Krupp

Abstract

Societies have become sectoralized and at the same time, in many countries, the economy, politics, and technology have formed a strong symbiosis which constitutes what, in this book, is called Schumpeter Dynamics. It is powered by technological innovation, utilizes all material as well as ecological and human resources, and produces profits, growth, and wealth, however skewed its distribution may be. In the process, environmental capacity is overloaded with pollution of the ecological media. This leads not only to local and regional damage, but also to global damage, such as global warming, ozone holes, and massive species extinction.

Keywords

Technology Assessment Open Society Regional Damage Environmental Capacity Ozone Hole 
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© Springer Japan 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Helmar Krupp
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  1. 1.Department of General Systems Studies, College of Arts and SciencesThe University of TokyoMeguro-ku, 153 TokyoJapan

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