Tuesday, October 17, 2006
Sustainability within a Generation:A new vision for Australia
David is currently speaking on the ABC, at the National Press Club in Canberra.
David Suzuki has been talking to the ACF about an Australia version of this Canadaian document.
We need to be creating submissions for each on the following area like:
Towards the goals of
GENERATING GENUINE WEALTH: Supplementing the narrow goal of economic growth with the objective of genuine wealth
IMPROVING EFFICIENCY: Increasing the efficiency of energy and resource use by a factor of four to 10 times
SHIFTING TO CLEAN ENERGY: Replacing fossil fuels with clean, low-impact renewable sources of energy
REDUCING WASTE AND POLLUTION: Moving from a linear "throw-away" economy to a cyclical "reduce, re-use, and recycle" economy
PROTECTING AND CONSERVING WATER: Recognizing and respecting the value of water in our laws, policies, and actions
PRODUCING HEALTHY FOOD: Ensuring Australian food is healthy, and produced in ways that do not compromise our land, water, or biodiversity
CONSERVING, PROTECTING AND RESTORING AUSTRALIAN NATURE: Taking effective steps to stop the decline of biodiversity and revive the health of ecosystems
BUILDING SUSTAINABLE CITIES: Avoiding urban sprawl in order to protect agricultural land and wild places, and improve our quality of life
PROMOTING GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY: Increasing Australia’s contribution to sustainable development in poor countries
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