Sustainability refers to the idea of (human) business and personal/cultural practices which can be continued (sustained) indefinitely without causing irreversible damage to the environment and without using up resources which cannot be replaced in the forseeable future.
- If humans are at all responsible for global warming (a point currently under debate), then by definition global warming is a sustainability issue.
- Oil dependence is a sustainability issue due to human inability to synthesize oil products (mainly fuels) at a sufficient rate to sustain current usage.
Conservapediano article as of 2008-02-05, though some mention in environmentalist dKosopediano article as of 2008-02-05 SourceWatchno article as of 2008-02-05
- Appropedia: sustainability wiki
- Repower America: political movement to achieve "100% clean energy within 10 years"; Al Gore seems to be involved
- Sustainable Community Action wiki
- 2011-07-15T06:00:00 [L..T] headline::A research revolution to save the planet