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Agenda of Science for Environment and Development into the 21st Century

Edited By: J Dooge

300 pages, 20 tables, illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | May 1992 | #17589 | ISBN: 052143761X
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Hardback | May 1992 | #19630 | ISBN: 0521431743
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Brings together the understanding and the judgement of the world's scientific community on the issues of highest priority for the future of the environment and development.


General introduction; Conference statement; Keynote speeches; Part I. Problems of Environment and Development: Introduction; 1. Population and natural resource use; 2. Agriculture land use and degradation; 3. Industry and waste; 4. Energy; 5. Health; Part II. Scientific Understanding of the Earth System: Introduction; 6. Global cycles; 7. Atmosphere and climate; 8. Marine and coastal systems; 9. Terrestrial systems; 10. Freshwater resources; 11. Biodiversity; Part III. Responses and Strategies: Introduction; 12. Quality of life; 13. Public awareness, science and the environment; 14. Capacity building; 15. Policies for technology; 16. Institutional arrangements; Appendices.

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