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Sustaining Earth: Response to the Environmental Threats

By: DJR Angell

Palgrave

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #15764 | ISBN: 0333524926
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Contents

Acknowledgements - List of Abbreviations - Notes on the Contributors - Preface; G.H.Brundtland - Introduction - THE BACKGROUND - Endangered Earth; S.S.Ramphal - Threatened Islands, Threatened Earth; Early Professional Science and the Historical Origins of Global Environmental Concerns; R.Grove - THREATS TO THE ENVIRONMENT - The Changing Climate and Problems of Prediction; S.H.Schneider - Acid Precipitation; M.Wilkinson & S.Woodin - Deforestation: a Botanists View; G.T.Prance - Agricultural Pollution: From Costs and Causes to Sustainable Practices; J.N.Pretty - Halocarbons and Stratospheric Ozone: a Warning from Antartica; J.C.Farman - INDIVIDUALS, SOCIETY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Changes in Perception; M.Holdgate - Religion and the Environment; D.Gosling - Industry and the Environment: A Question of Balance; C.Hampson - NATIONAL GOVERNMENTS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - OECD Nations and Sustainable Development; C.Caccia - Common Future, Common Challenge: Aid Policy and the Environment; C.Patten - THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - The Brundtland Report, Environmental Advance and the European Community; S.C.Davis - The United Nations System and Sustainable Development; J.Perez de Cuellar - Diplomacy and Sustainable Development; C.Tickell - CONCLUSIONS - Interpreting the Signals; A.Norman - Sustainable Development: Meeting the Growth Imperative for the 21st Century; J.MacNeill

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