Our biggest challenge during this new century is to require a thought that seems abstract – sustainable development – and switch it into a reality for all the world’s people
Sustainable development may be a development that meets the requirements of this without compromising the power of future generations to satisfy their own needs.
Without environmental sustainability, economic stability and social cohesion can’t be achieved
Sustainability may be a political choice, not a technical one. it isn’t an issue of whether we will be sustainable, but whether we elect to be
Sustainable development: Meeting present needs without compromising the stock of natural resources remaining for future generations. In terms of buildings, it implies resource efficiency, minimum energy use, flexibility and long life
No matter how complex global problems could seem, it’s we ourselves who have given rise to them. they can’t be beyond our power to resolve
You never change things by fighting the prevailing reality. to vary something, build a replacement model that creates the prevailing model obsolete.
Sustainable development and global climate change are two sides of an equivalent coin
The difference between animals and humans is that animals change themselves for the environment, but humans change the environment for themselves.