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State of the World 2008 Innovations For A Sustainable Economy

Series: State of the World Volume: 2008
By: Worldwatch Institute
260 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Earthscan
State of the World 2008
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In this 25th edition of State of the World - long established as the most authoritative and accessible annual guide to our progress towards a sustainable future - the studies pay particular attention to the many innovations in economic policy and business practices that lead is towards a more sustainable global economy.

Published annually in 28 languages, State of the World is relied upon by national governments, UN agencies, development workers and law makers for its authoritative and up-to-the-minute analysis and information. It is essential for anyone concerned with buiding a positive, global future.

"The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible summaries on the global environment"- E.O. Wilson, Pulitzer Prize Winner.


Introduction: The Need and Potential for New Economies; Rethinking Production; Reassessing Consumption; Unleashing the Potential of Renewable Energy; Reforming Seafood and Livestock Production; Protecting Biodiversity; Innovations in the Provision of Water and Protection of Watersheds; Creating Viable Carbon Markets; Strengthening Communities; New Yardsticks for Economics; Rethinking Resource Ownership; Development from the Ground Up; Bibliography, Index.

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The Worldwatch Institute in Washington DC is one of the world's leading research centres for environmentally sustainable development.
Series: State of the World Volume: 2008
By: Worldwatch Institute
260 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Earthscan
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