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close this bookDisaster and the Environment - Trainer's Guide - 2nd edition (Disaster Management Training Programme, 74 p.)
close this folderPART 3: MITIGATING ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION
View the document22. PART 3: LEARNING OBJECTIVES
View the document23. WHY MITIGATE?
View the document24. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
View the document25. ECONOMIC POLICIES
View the document26. HUMAN-ORIENTED POLICIES
View the document27. ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES
View the document28. SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS THROUGH TECHNOLOGY
View the document29. THE EFFECTS OF WAR
View the document30. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
View the document31. SUMMARY - PART 3
View the document32. SUMMARY - PART 3 (CONTINUED)

32. SUMMARY - PART 3 (CONTINUED)


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· Environmental policies should include international agreements for reducing use of fossil fuels, sustainable agricultural practices, protecting biodiversity, and training and education.

· Undervalued resources may be wasted. The “polluter pays” principle may reflect environmental costs in market prices.

· A crucial part of sustainable development is the reduction of war and military spending.

· Environmental management seeks to address environmental issues together with the process of sustainable development.