The world environment is not only the habitat of protein life including its highly developed forms, but it is also a unique combination of factors that have made it possible for life to emerge and reproduce. Currently, scientists have examined many planets in different constellations, but neither the Solar System nor any other galaxy has such conditions. Atmosphere fit for breathing, water suitable for reproduction and drinking, optimum air and water conditions supporting organic life, plants with a photosynthesis ability and edible, all this and more is joined in a unique way in our ecosystem. Our planet has an optimum size, it is located at an optimum distance from its star, the Sun, and other planets, and other biosphere components exist: all of these factors contribute to the role required to make possible the most majestic cosmic phenomenon – the miracle of life.
World environment implies a balance of all physical, chemical and biological components of the natural environment, the harmony of its interacting processes, the balance of forces, life cycles and continuing evolution.
Unfortunately, politicians, business leaders and the wider public have long been concerned with the world environment only in terms of its large-scale deterioration and real threats of an environmental catastrophe. Today, we consider environmental problems caused by the anthropotechnogenic factor to be among the most serious global problems of modernity. Therefore, world environment grows in importance both as a human sustenance practice and a science about planetary phenomena and processes.
Environmental objectives are among the most important in the Planetary Project. They are formulated in the following way:
- Assessment of the current state of the environment in the world, risks associated with it, forecasting cataclysms and crisis processes and catastrophes;
- Developing a unified planetary environmental policy, including proposing environmental legislative initiatives, environmental monitoring criteria, including sustainable development indicators, environmental quality standards for products and services, and mandatory environmental certification of all economic entities;
- Developing and launching resource saving and resource substitution programmes;
- Funding, on a priority basis, innovation technologies for biocompatible production and rational nature management;
Planetary Project environmental objectives comply with the key environmental goals of reducing the anthropogenic and technogenic pressure on the planet Earth, saving endangered species of plants and animals, preserving the ozone layer, fresh water and other non-renewable natural resources.