Applied sustainability is the application of science and innovation to meet human needs while indefinitely preserving the life support systems of the planet.
Note that this is a significant difference from the standard definition of sustainability that normally is encapsulated by some version of the Brundtland Commission's concept: “development that meets the needs and aspirations of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”
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