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Among the statements given below select the ones that correctly describe the concept of sustainable development.


A

(i) and (iv)

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B

(ii) and (iii)

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C

(ii) and (iv)

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D

(iii) only

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Solution

The correct option is A

(i) and (iv)


The correct option is A:

Explanation of the correct option:

  1. Sustainable development is a notion that suggests development that serves the needs of the current population while also protecting future generations' resources and the environment.
  2. Carbon emission stabilization and decrease are thought to be the keys to living within environmental constraints.
  3. The environment, the economy, and society are three realms of action that might be used to characterize it.
  4. In 2016, the United Nations adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  5. The idea for SDGs was conceived at the UN's largest gathering, the Rio+20 Summit, in 2012.

Explanation of the incorrect option:

Option B:

Statement (ii) and (iii) do not correctly describe the concept of sustainable development.

Option C:

Statement (iv) correctly describes the concept of sustainable development, but statement (ii) does not.

Option D:

Statement (iii) does not correctly describe the concept of sustainable development.

Final answer: Statement (i) Planned growth with minimum damage to the environment. and (iv) Growth that is acceptable to all the stakeholders correctly describe the concept of sustainable development


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