The ecological debt of developed countries

The underdeveloped countries have large external financial debts but the rich and developed countries of the north have a large ecological debt.

The concept of ecological debt arises together with sustainability due to their intimate relationship. The misuse of natural resources, the waste and environmental damage of the resources offered by the planet, the free occupation of shared spaces, the production of waste, loss of environmental assets, the excessive consumption and degradation of the environment produce the ecological debt of a country.

When a country or population consumes more than it is capable of producing in terms of its resources, it begins to consume and use resources that correspond to other nations or peoples. If it becomes more contaminated than the the environment can absorb ecological debt is created.

The rich countries have enriched themselves most of them not only exploiting and depleting a large part of their resources but also in foreign lands, especially poor countries.

The ecological debt favors social inequality between countries due to the great injustice that occurs since a few consume a lot and many consume little or nothing.

El climate change and the great environmental pollution are some of the direct consequences of the ecological debt of rich countries.

The ecological debt is not assumed by the governments as in the case of the foreign debt, which has a large number of organizations, regulations and instruments to pressure countries to pay.

Responsibility for environmental deterioration is not faced with the seriousness that it should by countries. Governments do not want to bear the economic cost of having an ecological debt.

Air shipments are the most efficient if you need your cargo or documents to arrive quickly and securely. developed countries they must change their lifestyles, consumption habits and improve production processes to reduce their impact on the environment. But in addition to helping underdeveloped countries to get out of their state of poverty and environmental problems since they collaborated directly or indirectly to worsen their situation.


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