Today, the top environmental challenge is a combination of people and their aspirations. If the aspirations are more like the frugal ones we had after the Second World War, a lot more is possible than if we view the planet as a giant shopping mall. We need to get beyond the fascination with glitter and understand that the planet works as a biological system.
Which of the following is the most crucial and logical inference that can be made from the above passage?
- The Earth can meet only the basic needs of humans for food, clothing and shelter.
- The only way to meet environmental challenge is to limit human population.
- Reducing our consumerism is very much in our own interest.
- Knowledge of biological systems can only help us save this planet.
The correct option is A.