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Achieving Global Sustainability: Policy Recommendations

Series: Sustainability Science Volume: 5

Edited By: Takamitsu Sawa, Susumu Lai and Seiji Ikkatai

United Nations University Press

Paperback | Dec 2011 | #185287 | ISBN-13: 9789280811841
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The deterioration of global sustainability, caused in large part by climate change, is the most serious issue facing humanity. Solving this difficult problem requires a drastic redesign of all aspects of society - technological, economic, and social. This book looks at how to achieve a more secure level of global sustainability and offers a range of recommendations to that end.


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Biography

Takamitsu Sawa is adviser to the chief director of the Kyoto Sustainability Initiative and project professor at the Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University, Japan. Susumu Iai is chief director of the Kyoto Sustainability Initiative and professor at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University. Seiji Ikkatai is professor of economics at the Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University.

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