ACHIEVING CLIMATE SUSTAINABILITY yb William b . Gail There is a need for public dialogue about sustainability as a framework for addressing climate change. usta inabi lit y conveys t he simple notion t hat proach has two fundamental shortcomings if it is to be- resources should be managed not just for the come the basis for a sustainability framework guiding S present generation but also for those that follow. human interaction with Earth’s climate system. It is often assumed that policies to address climate First, this and related policies treat climate change change align well with sustainability’s tenets, but a as a one-time problem— anthropogenic greenhouse closer look reveals that this is not the case. In the gases—with a one-time solution. Yet research in- context of climate change, sustainability presents creasingly reveals that climate change issues extend significant scientific, practical, and philosophical well beyond this single problem. Indeed, greenhouse issues. If we are to embrace sustainability as our ap- gases likely represent only the first in an unending proach to climate policies, these concerns need to be sequence of human climate inf luences; civilization’s resolved within community and public dialogues. unrelenting growth and our increasing technological sophistication virtually
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Feb 27, 2010
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