Have you ever been stuck trying to respond to the question 'what is “sustainability”?' Many planners have a basic understanding of what they think this concept means, but have a difficult time articulating it through a succinct definition that generates at least a responsive nod appreciation for the attempt, especially among the general public. Paul Wack and FOCUS issue a challenge to see if anyone on this planet can offer such a definition for a concept that potentially possesses the necessary components to confront the evolving forces of climate change.
"Defining Sustainability: A Challenge for the Next FOCUS,"
1, Article 13.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/focus/vol4/iss1/13