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By Francesc Zamora Mola

150 top Sustainable condo Ideas gains the newest ideas in environmentally pleasant domestic layout. From heating and cooling ideas to wind strength platforms, sunlight paneling, thermal glazing, or even Trombe partitions, the information featured within are complemented via images and architectural plans of beautiful, sustainable homes all over the world.

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First, policies which drive towards the sustainable or optimal scale need to address the limiting of scale and the fact that previously free natural resources and services have to be declared scarce economic goods. Once they are scarce they become valuable assets and the question of who owns them arises and therefore the issue of distribution must be addressed, for example: • Energy feed-in legislation. • Polluter pays taxes introduced progressively, with proceeds used to drive public sector investments which help the private sector.

Tropical forests, important to ecosystems preservation and efficient stores of carbon are being destroyed to make way for food and bio-fuel production. The 850 plus million hungry people will continue to grow, while others will be forced to change their spending and give up other necessary goods or services, such as healthcare and education (Varma 2008). Josette Sheeran, Executive Director of the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP), notes with alarm: For the middle classes, it means cutting out medical care.

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