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Sustainable Development: A Five-Dimensional Algorithm for Environmental Law


J. B. Ruhl


Vanderbilt University - Law School

March 26, 2009

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 18, 1999

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This article describes sustainable development as involving five dimensions: environment, economy, equity, time, and space (or scale). I suggest that the complexity inherent in balancing these five dimensions demand algorithmic approaches like those being explored in complex adaptive systems theory.

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Date posted: March 27, 2009  

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Ruhl, J. B., Sustainable Development: A Five-Dimensional Algorithm for Environmental Law (March 26, 2009). Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 18, 1999. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1368909

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Vanderbilt University - Law School ( email )
131 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203-1181
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