What is sustainable economic development? Write any three measures to control environment degradation.
Ans Sustainability for development or sustainabledevelopment refers to the development whichtakes place without damaging the environment.Such development should also not compromise on the needs of future generations otherwise, it is meaningless.
Following are three measures to control 'environment degradation
(i) Over exploitation of resources should be avoided. Rule of three ‘R’s i.e. Recycle,
Reduce and Reuse, should be adopted.
(ii) In place of conventional and non-renewable energy resources, renewable energy resources must be adopted.
(iii) New technologies should be developed for judicious use of resources and pollution free environment.