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CRP 484 EXAM 01
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Access to loans is an example of human capital.
The United Nations' World Commission on Environment and Development released a report titled, Our Common Future. It's widely considered to be a very important document for sustainability and sustainable development
One of your readings for this module was the "Chairman's Foreword." Who is the chairman?
Gro Harlem Brundtland
The writers of Our Common Future explicitly state that their report offers a detail blueprint for action, rather than simply serving as a pathway by which the peoples of the world may enlarge their spheres of cooperation.
Your reading makes reference to global, interlocking crises, stating that the crises are not separate but rather they are one crisis. Which three crises does your reading list?
environmental, development, energy
American 1950s-style suburban development is a sustainable model for developing countries to emulate
According to the lecture, when people living in rural areas are asked why they live where they do, the most common reason given concerns:
Quality of Life
According to Our Common Future, "Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."
In your reading for this module, the authors argue that with regards to "needs," those of the world's poor should be given priority.
According to your reading, economic development is unsustainable if it increases vulnerability to crises.
The four kinds of policy instruments, as discussed in this module's lecture video, are expenditure, regulation, voluntary initiatives, and market mechanisms
When a city grants a developer a reduction in the number of required parking spaces in exchange for providing bicycle facilities, this is an example of:
Quid Pro Que
Which of the following statements is true about emissions trading?
It allows firms to exceed statutory emissions limits by purchasing quotas from other firms within limits.
Population growth rates are relatively the same in all countries.
Improvements in health and education can reduce the population growth rate in a country.
According to your reading, small farms struggle to use new technology, even when they are given incentives and financial and infrastructural support
A green roof with a simple, two-inch covering of hardy, low-lying succulents is an example of an ___________ system.
Which of the following terms describes a concept that is NOT concerned with where food comes from or how it is produced?
Community food systems can be affected by policies from the local through global levels.
Erosion makes soil less able to retain water, depletes it of nutrients, and reduces the depth available for the roots to take hold. This, in turn, contributes to land productivity declining
According to the Woltjer and Als article, the four approaches to integrating water management and spatial planning (that is, community planning) are equal in their merits.
As used within the Fielmua article, CBWM refers to:
Community Based Water Management
Sense of ownership is associated with better functioning, and better managed, water infrastructure
According to the lecture, solar aquatic systems are similar to ____________ with how they process waste
According to the lecture, volumetric pricing of water encourages people to be careless with their water consumption
The American Planning Association believes that educating citizens about waste should begin in middle school.
The American Planning Association believes that public-private partnerships for managing solid waste may be more cost-effective and efficient than traditional, public sector management.
E-waste is virtual waste and thus is not a type of waste that planners consider
Recycling is preferable to (more sustainable than) reducing
Per capita waste generation in the U.S. is _______________ 1960s levels.
Much Greater Than
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