Date Added: Jul 2009
A global UN survey to determine the issues dominating the future identified sustainable economic development as the preeminent issue. The report notes, 'Never before has world opinion been so united on a single goal as it is on achieving sustainable development'. The current trend in our consumption of the earth's resources is unsustainable and is creating major environment problems. Climate change, resource depletion, loss of biodiversity, and air pollution has a major impact on many citizens and the earth, and we need to change our current behavior.