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How can underdeveloped societies grow economically and technologically without causing environmental harm to their own country as well as to other countries?

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The only real way to do this is through technology that is environmentally cleaner than the typical technology available today.  At today's levels of technology, most economic development is hard on the environment.  Factories use up a great deal of energy that must typically be produced by burning fossil fuels, for example....

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