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The Resource State of the world 2006 : the challenge of global sustainability, by Worldwatch Institute

State of the world 2006 : the challenge of global sustainability, by Worldwatch Institute

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State of the world 2006 : the challenge of global sustainability
Title
State of the world 2006
Title remainder
the challenge of global sustainability
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by Worldwatch Institute
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Language
eng
Summary
'The environmentalist's bible' Times Higher Education Supplement. 'Essential reading' The Good Book Guide. In this 23rd 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 China and India, two of the world's most rapidly developing countries in terms of industry, population and significance to the global economy, and associated impacts on the environment. Published in 27 countries and 22 languages, State of the World draws on the breadth of expertise in the Worldwatch Institute's team of writers and researchers. Each year's edition of State of the World is relied upon by national governments, UN agencies, development workers and law-makers for its up-to-the-minute analysis and information. It is essential for anyone concerned with building a positive, global future. This year's edition covers: China, India and the new world order; rethinking the global meat industry; safeguarding freshwater ecosystems; cultivating renewable alternatives to oil; an introduction to nanotechnology; curtailing mercury's global reach; turning disasters into peacemaking opportunities; reconciling trade and sustainable development; building a green civil society in China; and, transforming corporations
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Institute, Worldwatch,
Dewey number
333.72
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maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Taylor & Francis
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  • Economic history
  • Economic history
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State of the world 2006 : the challenge of global sustainability, by Worldwatch Institute
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Contents
  • chapter 6 Curtailing Mercury’s Global Reach
  • Linda Greer
  • chapter 7 Turning Disasters into Peacemaking Opportunities
  • Michael Renner
  • chapter 8 Reconciling Trade and Sustainable Development
  • Aaron Cosbey
  • chapter 9 Building a Green Civil Society in China
  • Jennifer L. Turner
  • chapter 10 Transforming Corporations
  • Erik Assadourian
  • Chapter 1 China, India, and the New World Order
  • Christopher Flavin
  • chapter 2 Rethinking the Global Meat Industry
  • Danielle Nierenberg
  • chapter 3 Safeguarding Freshwater Ecosystems
  • Sandra Postel
  • chapter 4 Cultivating Renewable Alternatives to Oil
  • Suzanne C. Hunt and Janet L. Sawin with Peter Stair
Control code
on1082222445
Edition
Twenty-third edition
Extent
1 online resource (272 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136535468
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other control number
10.4324/9781849775953
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1082222445
Label
State of the world 2006 : the challenge of global sustainability, by Worldwatch Institute
Publication
Copyright
Contents
  • chapter 6 Curtailing Mercury’s Global Reach
  • Linda Greer
  • chapter 7 Turning Disasters into Peacemaking Opportunities
  • Michael Renner
  • chapter 8 Reconciling Trade and Sustainable Development
  • Aaron Cosbey
  • chapter 9 Building a Green Civil Society in China
  • Jennifer L. Turner
  • chapter 10 Transforming Corporations
  • Erik Assadourian
  • Chapter 1 China, India, and the New World Order
  • Christopher Flavin
  • chapter 2 Rethinking the Global Meat Industry
  • Danielle Nierenberg
  • chapter 3 Safeguarding Freshwater Ecosystems
  • Sandra Postel
  • chapter 4 Cultivating Renewable Alternatives to Oil
  • Suzanne C. Hunt and Janet L. Sawin with Peter Stair
Control code
on1082222445
Edition
Twenty-third edition
Extent
1 online resource (272 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136535468
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other control number
10.4324/9781849775953
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1082222445

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