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
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 34
Date posted: March 27, 2009