unstainable

unstainable

(ʌnˈsteɪnəbəl)
adj
incapable of being stained
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At its latest three-yearly conference, the UN-backed Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) revised the trade rules for dozens of species brought low by unstainable trade linked to overharvesting, overfishing and overhunting.
She said the current structure had proved to be unstainable in addressing youth unemployment, but rather problematic for youth businesses.
They have also produced a fun and thoughtful short film 'The Electricity Monster' to highlight the urgency of ditching unstainable behaviours or 'monsters', such as 'The Electric Feeder', every day.
Implement rules that add total confusion to this unstainable pressure.
And if they do not pass, look for more sustainable and long-term resolutions that promote gradual improvement rather than rapid but unstainable change.
There were growing problems involving the environment, income inequality, and poor governance and associated corruption.3s Plus, there was a growing recognition that the existing Chinese economic model was, in the words of then-Premier Wen Jiabao, "unsteady," "unbalanced," and "unstainable." (36) China was becoming, in the words of Sinologist and former US national security official Susan Shirk, a "fragile superpower," whose leaders were feeling increasingly insecure about the present and the future.
The ballooning public debt has seen Kenya come under increasing pressure to slow down its uptake of loans, but the warnings have so far gone unheeded."We advise government to work towards reducing debt," Jan Mikkelsen, the IMF resident representative to Kenya, told Parliament last week as he warned that the debt is approaching "unstainable levels".
These efforts can also lead to unstainable use of the resource when external authorities seek to impose uniform rules on communities that have different circumstances.
And young people will inherit sizable government debts and a pension and social care system many regard as unstainable given the ageing population.
The poverty example cuts to the contradiction at the heart of the SDGs: The implicit assumption that the same global economic rules that have created an increasingly unequal and unstainable world can somehow engineer the reverse.
(38) Within government capacity limitations, government interference enable the expansion of production and unstainable corporate strategic development.