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Nuclear power has a significant part to play in maintaining a balanced energy policy. It currently contributes to 29% of the UKs electricity generation and a great deal more in countries like France and Germany. Nuclear power generation does not contribute to air pollution and can therefore help to reduce acid rain and global warming. …

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Crime

Everyone has a right to live in a community that is safe. Crime reinforces social exclusion and decline. It makes people reluctant to walk or to take public transport. It imposes economic costs. In the UK there has been a long-term rise in crime, although some offences have declined in recent years. Much acquisitive crime, …

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Recreation

Tourism is the worlds largest industry, affecting the lives of millions of people. While it can bring benefits, these are seldom spread evenly. Sustainable recreation is an environmentally and socially responsible form of tourism which focuses on the intrinsic attractions of the natural and cultural environment and minimises the impacts on ecosystems and the human …

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Renewables

Renewable energy refers to power generated by a renewable source. When the energy is generated, the resource is not depleted or used up. They are naturally replenished, and can either be managed so that they last forever, or their supply is so enormous humans can never meaningfully deplete them. Unlike fossil fuels, most renewable energy …

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Agriculture

Agriculture has a vital role to play in protecting and enhancing our countryside, and contributing to the rural economy and rural communities. In the UK agricultural policy is largely shaped by the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). While this has been very successful in securing reliable food supplies, public expectations from a common agricultural policy …

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Travel

During the last quarter of a century there has been a significant increase in the proportion of journeys travelled by car and the distance that people travel. Associated with these rising figures has been an increase in the pressures due to transport placed upon the environment and society. These pressures have increased not just in …

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Recycling

The UK Government has recently stated in its Sustainable Development consultation paper Opportunities for Change that “production and distribution patterns will have to change to reduce emissions, resource use and waste”. How far we have to improve resource use is, of course, a matter of debate, but there is a growing awareness that doing so …

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Uncertainty

The central pursuit of most science since the Renaissance in the 16th century has been the objective study and resolution of cause-and-effect relationships, for example Newton’s Laws of Motion. It is not surprising, therefore, that most people, particularly policy makers, look to science to provide hard (black and white) evidence that an environmental problem is …

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Education

Education is essential to establish an understanding of the importance of sustainable development. Education can give people an environmental and ethical awareness; it can develop the values and attitudes, the skills and behaviour needed for sustainable development. To achieve this, education needs to explain not only the physical and biological environment but also the socio-economic …

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Indicators

Indicators provide a way to measure sustainable development and its progress. It is necessary to know the current state of our economy, environment and society, so that we can create a foundation from which to make improvements and monitor progress. Indicators are pieces of information that summarise the characteristics of a system. For example greenhouse …

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