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Blueprint 3: Measuring Sustainable Development

Series: Blueprint Series Volume: 3

By: David Pearce

224 pages, Tabs

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 1993 [1996 reprint] | #28208 | ISBN: 1853831832
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About this book

Continues the pioneering work begun by Professor Pearce in Blueprint for a Green Economy and Blueprint 2. Focusing specifically on the UK, it sets out, in each of the sectors of environmental concern, what policies count as sustainable and how to measure their success.

'Anybody wanting a quick, authoritative, up-to-date and clearly written survey of the main environmental problems facing Britain today could do far worse than start with this book' International Affairs


Contents

Part I Sustainable Development: Defining Sustainable Development * The Conditions for Sustainable Development * Measures of Economic Progress * Part II Sustainability and the State of the UK Environment: Air Quality * Water and Water Quality * Solid and Hazardous Waste * Biodiversity * Agriculture and the Environment * Forestry * Transport and the Environment * Part III The Political Dimension: The UK and the Global Environment * Sustainable Development: The Political and Institutional Challenge * References * Index

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Biography

David Pearce is Professor of Environmental Economics at University College London, and Director of the Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE).

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