Top summer vacation spots for Global unsustainable trends include climate change, biodiversity loss, soil degradation, availability of clean drinking water and diminishing fish and other natural resources, or also unstable international financial markets, growing social riots and war; sector-specific unsustainable trends can be observed in energy, transport, health, agricultural and urban or land use policies, forest management, chemical use, and food safety. In a wider sense it can be argued that market access restrictions, in particular for disadvantaged partners could be considered as hindering factors to sustainable development. This is why the success of the negotiations in the WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) would represent a crucial contribution to sustainable development. It has been further observed that development, and thus sustainable development, strongly depends on certain framework conditions such as a healthy macroeconomic environment, democracy, the establishment of the rule of law, and the respect of human rights. It is also argued that a certain philosophical culture, such as proposed by Sir Karl Popper, would be advantageous for fostering development and thus sustainable development. Policy responses. Whereas up to 10 years ago sustainable development was mainly linked to the protection of the environment, and the main global threats seemed to be environmental ones, today a more holistic approach is applied. Top summer vacation spots 2016.