Implementing sustainable measures across different nations is an initiative that significantly reduces the carbon footprint. The increase in the human population fostered intensification in the exploitation of renewable and non-renewable resources. Deforestation and pollution profoundly contributed to the elevated levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere that reacts with the ozone layer causing a depletion of its aesthetic value. Apart from compromising the ozone layer, the chemical compound forms an atmospheric cover that renders hot climate causing global warming. Incorporating rehabilitative practices within the sociological and economic activities domain fosters prominent recovery under dynamic approaches and overviews. The costs and benefits to society in actualizing sustainable development goals involve altering non-renewable to renewable resource utilization and changing people’s behavior and perception.
Sustainability management is a multidimensional phenomenon that enshrines the integration of ethical practices to boost the distribution of accrued benefits. Researchers establish that morality is an essential framework within an organization since it attributes to the work culture (Fieser, 2015). However, a major challenge in deciphering virtuosity is determining objectivity and relativity. Over the decades, one of the prominent factors contributing to intensified economic growth and development is capitalism. The policy advocates for private ownership of properties and wealth accumulation despite the disparity between the rich and poor. Capitalism rendered overexploitation of natural resources, causing a compromise to its aesthetic value (Fieser, 2015). Other dimensions leading to environmental pollution entail optimal fuel consumption. On the one hand, capitalism steered advancement in the living quotient. On the other hand, the practice arbitrated marginalization of communities based on material and financial capacity. Sustainable development goals foster a restoration of the environment’s pristine state based on distinctive practices, as discussed below.
Management of Waste
The management of waste is a component that significantly impacts the concept of principles of environmental laws. Debris is the unwanted components from used items that pose a significant risk to the aesthetic value to the environment and human health. Effluvia exist in three different forms: air, noise, and solid rummage. The researchers postulate that the poor disposal of scraps in either form increases its hazardous effect on the local community and the environment (Wang et al., 2018). An excellent example is the poor offal control detected in Campania, Italy, which led in the news media. The researchers utilize the example to indicate the significance of chuff management across the globe (Wang et al., 2018). Detritus handling is a critical feature in the Sustainable Development Goals in a different spectrum, with at least twelve principles addressing the environmental risk factor.
The Sustainable Development Goals is a multifaceted ideology of governance that entails the core values of human health and environment protection. The primary standards of Sustainable Development Goals enshrine human health, the protection of nature, and the enhancement of the importance of resources (Hengstermann et al., 2021). In this case, waste management becomes one of the development initiatives in international governance. The practice is a dominant factor in growth since it shields settlements from poor sanitation and the spread of diseases. Rodic and Wilson (2017) depict that urbanization rendered the migration of individuals to city centers seeking employment opportunities. As a result, the urban areas became congested and vulnerable to pollution from intense human activities. Therefore, the effective implementation of the action plan promotes public health and environmental protection from the evolutionary trend. Debris control is a vital factor that defines the concept of principles of natural resource exploitation through the spectrum of sustainable growth and development.
The Production of Food
Food production is another phenomenon that profoundly defines the concept of principles of environmental law. One of the primary needs of human beings is food as the building block of the body. Therefore, the increase in the global population demands increased food production. The processing of comestibles as a human activity poses a significant risk to the aesthetic value of the environment due to intensified farming that compromises biodiversity. One of the essential focuses of the law is a clear definition of sustainable tilling of land, harvesting, storage, and packaging (Hodgeboom et al., 2018). Agricultural practices adversely affect nature, such as the use of fertilizers. Fertilizers contain a blend of chemicals in different percentages leading to the accumulation of the compounds in the soil, causing significant pollution. Therefore, the governance system must stipulate the regulations on the use of fertilizers to avoid the leaching of chemicals to aquatic life. Although packaging contributes to the sustainable utilization of resources, it is a phenomenon that renders high risk to the environment. This is due to the essence of the apt disposal rate of recyclable and non-recyclable resources. The multi-dynamic essence of food production is an interdependent variable to the principles of environmental law.
The advancement of technology introduces a phenomenal factor in the food production industry. Computerization enhances the balance between the environment and the processing of edibles as a human activity. Essentially, the automation framework boosts the provision of comestible regulations through different approaches. These aspects include economic, information-oriented, capacity-building, and directly infused control and command techniques (Sachs et al., 2021). The distinctive ideologies adeptly, such as capacity-building, influence the impact of food production on the aesthetic value of nature under the mainframe of the established exploitation-based principles. Primarily, the processing of edibles incorporates insight into the concept of environmental law through the evolutionary trend on human activities and mitigation measures.
Rebuttal Issues on Sustainable Management
The global water reservoir footprint is an issue that faces a threat from the increase in human activity intensity. A significant percentage of the water footprint is utilized for industrial, residential, or electricity generation. The protection of water reservoirs is an essential element in the principles of environmental law due to the vast reliance on water for human existence. As a source of energy through hydroelectricity, it is a phenomenon that faces overexploitation due to the increased intensity of human activities (Sachs et al., 2021). One of the countries facing controversy in energy utilization is China due to its expansive population. A discussion of the overutilization of the water reservoirs as a source of energy poses the vital significance of the definition of the concept of the regulatory mainframe.
The rebound effect on energy consumption in China is a multifaceted phenomenon that profoundly relies on certain dynamic elements. The level of household energy utilization varies from one province to another due to infrastructural development. Further, the difference in the quotient depends on the direct and indirect aspects. On the one hand, uninterrupted energy use refers to the exploitation of non-renewable entities by various means such as fossil fuels and electricity (Sachs et al., 2021). On the other hand, the indirect consumption of energy regards the facilitation of transport, production, and the disposal of materials.
The rebound effect poses a significant danger to implementing sustainable approaches in China’s energy consumption. Wang et al. (2018) researched the impact of the rebound effect on household energy consumption and established that it posed a different level of influence based on distinct Chinese regions. In an attempt to show the impact relatively at direct and indirect aspects, the researchers noticed that cities in the Eastern and Western showed a significant rebound effect. On average, the total direct rebound marked 17.01%, with the ordinary weighted marking at 16.86% (Wang et al., 2018). The average indirect rebound effect was 57.88%, while the weighted average hit 57.21% (Wang et al., 2018). Further, the total percentage of direct and indirect rebound effects indicated 74.89% despite some cities showing significant individual overall proportion. Some of the towns that posed an imminent backfire ideology engulfed the province of Qinghai (184.03%), Guizhou (114.26%), Gansu (111.56%), and Beijing (104.05%) (Wang et al., 2018). These provinces are highly developed with a higher population density in China hence the tremendous impact of energy efficiency and rebound effect.
The prominent increase in the Chinese population risks unsustainable practices due to the need for expansive settlement areas. On the one hand, the rebound effect reflects the essence of incorporating sustainable policies. On the other hand, the provinces that marked the lowest average rebound effect include Hubei (39.88%), Shaanxi (42.42%), and Liaoning (43.14%) (Wang et al., 2018). Additionally, these provinces feature as one of the least developed and populated in China, hence the rebound effect’s lesser impact. Conclusively, (Wang et al., 2018) establishes that structural rebound vulnerability highly determines the implementation policies regarding the energy efficiency strategy. Inherently, provinces with a lower value of the structural rebound vulnerability pose a great opportunity of implementing sustainable energy policies than those with a higher value. The profound energy consumption in China is a perfect example of the importance of promoting principles of environmental law.
The interdependent relationship between pollution and environmental law is an ideology that highly depends on the effectiveness of the governance system. Politics played a role in the emergence of overexploitation of natural resources due to the administration’s lack of defining various zones of human settlement (Borek et al., 2019). After the Second World War, institutions focused on increasing the production of goods to enhance economic growth and compensate for the loss incurred during the war (Tomislav, 2018). It was also a period that technological advancement intensified as an empowerment tool. Politics became the element to the determination of biodiversity protection, but the majority of the leaders focused on the essence of power. Ideally, a predominant part of the leaders abandoned the environmental protection acts and allowed the exploitation of natural resources. An excellent example is the overfishing done by the Japanese government to satisfy the population with an adequate supply of seafood and maximize the exportation business. In essence, the politics within the Japanese executive team enhanced overexploitation of marine life to boost the country’s economic growth hence rendering the concept of environmental profanation.
There are distinct entities that advocate sustainable practices across global nations. On the one hand, the initiatives advocate for reducing the exploitation of non-renewable resources. On the other hand, a significant increase in the human population renders it difficult to manage the natural components. In this case, dynamic stakeholders’ responsibility is to establish measures that compliment optimal living quality while appreciating the environment’s aesthetic value. Ethics within the natural preservation spectrum enshrines articulation of adept policies governing interdependence between people and natural biodiversity.
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