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This concise and accessible text explores how the international community...
By: Susan Baker
256 pages, 30 b/w illus, 15 b/w photos
Combines an examination of the institutional engagement with sustainable development at the global level, with a discussion of challenges facing high consumption societies, economies in transition and developing countries in their efforts to achieve sustainable development.
Introduction The Environment and Sustainable Development Chapter 1 The Concept of Sustainable Development Chapter 2 Global Governance and the United Nations Environmental Summits Chapter 3 Key Global Concerns: Climate Change and Biodiversity Management Chapter 4 The Local Level: LA21 and Public Participation Chapter 5 High Consumption Societies: The Responsibilities of the European Union Chapter 6 Challenges in the Third World Chapter 7 Changing Times: The Countries in Transition in Eastern Europe Conclusion The Promotion of Sustainable Development: What Has Been Achieved?
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