Sustainability of Global Shift

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·        Global economy is opening up opportunities for countries wishing to connect with it

·        Global village now occupied by two-class society

·        Most developed countries are guilty of exploiting developing countries in some way or another – surely cannot be sustainable on moral grounds?

·        At same time both types of country are guilty on another charge – overexploiting the environment for economic gain

·        Today’s global economy is characterised by the following unsustainable features:

o   Quickening rate of resource use, particularly to provide energy and raw materials for global economy. This is most worrying in case of non-renewable resources which once used, are lost forever

o   Mass transport of raw materials, products and people around globe involves


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