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In 1987 the United Nations defined sustainable development as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

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“It [the state] becomes a partnership not only between those who are living, but between those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are to be born.” Edmund Burke, 1789

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“I sincerely believe… that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity under the name of funding is but swindling futurity on a large scale.” Thomas Jefferson, 1816