Sustainability Atlas of Texas Ecoregions

Faye Anderson, Najla N. J. Al-Thani
2015 Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies  
Since the introduction of the triple bottom line sustainability assessment accounting, a variety of approaches have been developed to quantify sustainability using the three axes of social, economic and environmental sustainability. The aim of this atlas is to assess the sustainability of Texas natural ecoregions: identifying a set of indicators. These are unemployment, children in poverty, severity of housing problems, daily PM2.5 concentrations, population affected by drinking water
more » ... total water use, organic production, non-obesity and attainment of post-secondary education. Despite the limitations of inherent inaccuracies and temporal limitation, the assessment points to issues that negatively affect the environmental sustainability of Texas ecoregions. Continual assessment is recommended to optimize the atlas.
doi:10.4236/jhrss.2015.34026 fatcat:ybmymnfarja4ziizxqzm4qaskm