Impact Of Globalization On Sustainability And Sustainability

1295 Words May 5th, 2016 6 Pages
Sustainability is one of the most discussed subjects at the present time. With global warming, increase in the population, clean water deficiency and shortage of food, people more and more thinking about how to make their life more sustainable. But what is sustainability? According to United Nations, “sustainability means meeting our own needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own need.” To satisfy our needs we use natural resources as well as social and economic resources. Some of the resources are relatively easy to replenish and some of them – almost impossible. Efficient use of those resources is a sustainability. Even though almost everyone understands importance of sustainable life, we continue mining fossil fuels, abusing land for growing more crops and doing other thing that have negative effect of the environment and social life, which lead to not the very bright future. There are many “problems” that can be considered to be an impediment to sustainability and one of them is globalization. To fully understand how globalization affect sustainability, we need to define what globalization is. According to World Health Organization globalization “ is generally understood to include two interrelated elements: the opening of borders to increasingly fast flows of goods, services, finance, people and ideas across international borders: and the changes in institutional and policy regimes at the international and national levels that…
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