nonsustainable love

Definitions

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  • adj. Not sustainable.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ sustainable

Examples

  • It is nonviolent noncooperation with whatever is nonsustainable.www. just-stop.org

    Scientists Take Action If They Trust Their Own Evidence

  • Where nonsustainable damage has already occurred, drastic regulatory and punitive (negative incentive) action is justified.

    An Introduction to Ecological Economics~ Chapter 4

  • The proposed (and more defensible) use of tariffs (in conjunction with the 4P and NCD taxes) is to protect the domestic (and global) environment from private polluters and nonsustainable resource users, regardless of their country of origin or operation.

    An Introduction to Ecological Economics~ Chapter 4

  • If we have already adopted a policy of sustainable development, then of course we choose the sustainable alternative, and the fact that it has a negative present value when calculated at a nonsustainable discount rate is simply irrelevant.

    An Introduction to Ecological Economics~ Chapter 3

  • Rates on these taxes could then be increased to keep damages within the incentive range and prevent spillover into the nonsustainable damage range.

    An Introduction to Ecological Economics~ Chapter 4

  • A third level of policy concern is therefore reached when pollution emissions and concentrations threaten to rise to the point that ecological criteria indicate irreversible, nonsustainable damage to the system.

    An Introduction to Ecological Economics~ Chapter 4

  • BOB KANTOR, CEO, HANGER NETWORK: There are over 3.5 billion wire hangers that end up in U.S. landfills every year and they are made from nonsustainable resources, they're shipped half way around the world.

    CNN Transcript Oct 15, 2008

  • Large current account and budget deficits have forced the United States to be dependent on China to, in fact, fund its debt by buying treasury bills and bonds, thereby keeping interest rates low and, in turn, funding the housing boom and consumer economy in a manner that is nonsustainable in the long run.

    The Emerging Markets Century

  • This forest system is threatened by subdivision, nonsustainable logging, grazing and weed invasion.

    Fy2000 Forest Legacy Funding

  • Some portion of those nonsustainable exports should be treated as the sale of a capital asset, and entered on capital account.

    Farewell speech to the World Bank by Herman E. Daly

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