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3. Different stages of economic development relative to resource and environmental impacts from preindustrial times to the future. to remediate often long-standing problems with hazardous wastes usually discarded in landfills. As the costs and limitations of the regulatory (command-and-control) approach were realized, emphasis shifted to pollution prevention and recycling by emphasizing products and processes that do not produce pollutants and that utilize recycling of materials; by the year 2000, much emphasis was placed on such measures.

Protection of Climate The most likely way for humans to ruin the global environment is by modifying the atmosphere such that global warming on a massive scale occurs. The most common cause of such a greenhouse effect is release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere from fossil fuel combustion as discussed in Chapter 7 and Chapter 9. Human activities are definitely increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide levels and there is credible scientific evidence that global warming is taking place. These phenomena and the climate changes that will result pose perhaps the greatest challenge for human existence, at least in a reasonably comfortable state, on the planet.

Green products and services can improve profitability because of lower requirements for materials and lower costs of disposal and environmental cleanup. Green products are generally highly durable so long as their durability does not pose undue disposal problems. They are generally reusable, reparable, and remanufacturable. Green products come with minimal, recyclable packaging. In the case of Sustainability Through Green Science and Technology 17 materials used in consumer applications, green products are relatively more concentrated meaning that they have minimum inert ingredients and are more economical to transport.

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