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What is unsustainable in Bradley County according to the United Nations?

In Agenda 21, environment on May 21, 2012 at 11:00 AM

If Regional growth, the BCC 2035 Strategic growth plan, smart meters are SUSTAINABLE in Bradley County let me show you what is UNSUSTAINABLE in Bradley County according to the United Nations and the Global Diversity Assessment, the report directed by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) which calls for urgent action to reversethe effects of unsustainable human activities, including, but not limited to the following;

Ski runs
Grazing of livestock, cows, sheep, goats,h and horses
Disturbance of the soil surface
No large hoofed animals
Fencing of pastures
Agriculture
Modern farm productions systems
Chemical fertilizers
Herbicides
Building materials
Industrial activities
Human made caves of brick and mortar
Paved and tarred roads
Highways and rails
Railroads
Floor and wall tiles
Aquaculture
Technology improvements
Farmlands and ridgelands
Pastures
Fish ponds
Plantations
Modern hunting
Harvesting of timber
Logging activities
Dams, Resevoirs, straightening rivers
Power line construction
Economic systems that fail to set proper value on the environment
Inappropriate social structures
Weakness in legal systems
Modern attitudes toward nature
Judaeo, Christian, Islamic religions
PRIVATE PROPERTY
Population growth
Human population density
Consumerism and population figures
Fragmentation of habitat
Cemeteries
Derelict neglected lands
Rubbish
Sewers, drain systems,pipelines
Land use that serves human needs
Fisheries
Golf courses
Scuba diving
Synthetic drugs
Agriculture development
Forestry urbanization
Impervious surfaces

The United Nations definition of what is sustainable!

In 1987, the United Nations released the Brundtland Report, which included what is now one of the most widely recognised definitions:

“Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” It contains within it two key concepts:

Unsustainable or sustainable, either way we lose out to the “Green Machine.” The EPA will unmercifully regulate us for not being green enough and fine us for not being complicit! Either way we lose this battle!

What do you want your future to look like? Encourage your elected officials to vote NO on the upcoming BCC Comprehensive Growth Plan that is being formulated by out of town consultants driven by non governmental organizations and committees of vested participants locally.

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