3.1 Sustainable World Economy

About this topic

Our current economic system has created much wealth, but it has also created social problems, such as unequal distribution of capital and welfare. And because it is based on the linear model of production, it also causes the most environmental problems. Learn about the BPP and Life Cycle Analysis, calculate your own carbon footprint and visualize an ideal sustainable future, where there is enough for everyone.

This topic includes:

  • GDP measurement and calculation
  • Externalities and hidden subsidies
  • The linear mindset in the prevailing economic system
  • Contradiction between economic goals and sustainability
  • Calculate personal eco-footprint
  • Making the life cycle of the chosen product (LCA).

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