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Sustainability and Discontinuity

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For the last 50 years, humankind has faced possible self-destruction and found itself in an unforeseen condition of being conscious about it, i. e. knowing that nuclear weapons and the ecological crisis can not only change the path of history, but also become the end of history (as in “the day after” there will be no us – humans, to tell the story).

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  • Sustainable Development
  • Living Standard
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Ecological Footprint
  • Natural Cycle

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(2008). Sustainability and Discontinuity. In: Design for Environmental Sustainability. Springer, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84800-163-3_1

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