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There are also major gaps in the 'appropriateness' of the technology being brought to bear, however.  Though some long range models of environmental impacts show a reduction in the future, it's also broadly recognized that the main achievement of all this effort is just to increase our impacts on the earth more efficiently...!  Nothing people are organizing to do is actually producing any total decrease in impacts, and the plans to change that are vague.  The basic reason appears to be that money is our measure of value and it takes the economy's physical energy and resources to produce make the choices we use it for, in direct proportion.  Because that's confusing to most people, and leading organizations and public discussions are not good at exploring complex questions, the subject is little discussed.
 
There are also major gaps in the 'appropriateness' of the technology being brought to bear, however.  Though some long range models of environmental impacts show a reduction in the future, it's also broadly recognized that the main achievement of all this effort is just to increase our impacts on the earth more efficiently...!  Nothing people are organizing to do is actually producing any total decrease in impacts, and the plans to change that are vague.  The basic reason appears to be that money is our measure of value and it takes the economy's physical energy and resources to produce make the choices we use it for, in direct proportion.  Because that's confusing to most people, and leading organizations and public discussions are not good at exploring complex questions, the subject is little discussed.
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== See Also ==
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* [[:Category:Industrial ecology]]
    
== Interwiki links ==
 
== Interwiki links ==
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* [[Wikipedia:Sustainable design]]
 
* [[Wikipedia:Sustainable design]]
 
* [[Wikipedia:Category:Sustainable technologies]]
 
* [[Wikipedia:Category:Sustainable technologies]]
      
==External links==
 
==External links==

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