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Environment, development, and sustainability

Wilson, Gordon Dr

Environment, development, and sustainability

perspectives and cases from around the world

by Wilson, Gordon Dr

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Published by Oxford University Press, In association with The Open University in Oxford, New York, Milton Keynes [England] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Gordon Wilson, Pamela Furniss, Richard Kimbowa
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 E57254 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 290 p. :
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24460703M
ISBN 100199560641
ISBN 109780199560646
LC Control Number2009022552
OCLC/WorldCa373561326

Sustainability and Sustainable Development Jonathan M. Harris February I. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: DEFINING A NEW PARADIGM In the World Commission on Environment and Development sought to address the problem of conflicts between environment and development goals by formulating a definition of sustainable development. Environment and Development: Basic Principles, Human Activities, and Environmental Implications focuses on the adverse impact that human activities, developments, and economic growth have on both natural and inhabited environments. The book presents the associated problems, along with solutions that can be used to achieve a harmonic, sustainable development that provides for the co-existence.

The Guide to Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy is a comprehensive presentation of definitions, philosophies, policies, models, and analyses of global environmental and developmental a wealth of comparative, multidisciplinary, and geographically varied perspectives on environmental governance, it also provides detailed and balanced discussions about specific.   sustainable development, social justice, ecology, community, green energy, sustainable scholarship, food United Nations Environment Programme Year Book Reports. Global Warming by John T. Houghton Call Number: QCG56 H68 Environment & Sustainability Author: Maria A. Jankowska.

We believe sustainability is about more than operating responsibly. It’s an opportunity to support the communities we’re a part of and make a positive impact on the world. Climate change is one of the most urgent issues facing our world today. That’s why we’re working to minimize our energy, emissions and water impact, protect workers. Sustainability was defined as development that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. The WCED was created to address growing concern about the accelerating deterioration of the human environment and natural resources and the consequences of that deterioration for.


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