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Building Sustainable Societies A Blueprint For A Post Industrial World

Author : Dennis Clark Pirages
ISBN : 9781315285436
Genre : Political Science
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A collection of articles addressing the issue of whether the industrial model of human progress can be sustained in the long term. It asks what the social, political, economic and environmental implications as well as potential solutions to the problem of resource-intensive growth are.

Toward Sustainable Communities

Author : Daniel A. Mazmanian
ISBN : 9780262134927
Genre : Business & Economics
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A new edition with new and updated case studies and analysis that demonstrate the trend in U.S. environmental policy toward sustainability at local and regional levels.

Gaia S Wager

Author : Gary C. Bryner
ISBN : UOM:39015049634325
Genre : Business & Economics
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Can environmentalism evolve into a powerful social movement that transforms human practices in ways that are ecologically sustainable? Gary C. Bryner contends that it is in our self-interest as a species to ensure that environmental movements coalesce in the service of sustainability. From the very first Earth Day to the setting of Agenda 21 for the new millennium, this book traces the actors, the issues, and the institutions involved in moving environmentalism from a loose collection of fuzzy groups and goals to a new global force for change. Will the next phase of environmental action resemble the WTO protests in Seattle, the UN Kyoto Protocols, or a Think Tank inside the Washington Beltway? Gaia's Wager shows that movements play an important role between political parties and interest groups on the domestic scene and the unruly forces of globalization internationally. Only social movements can catalyze a response to the global environmental threat that has a chance of both capturing imaginations and institutionalizing progress toward environmental sustainability. Above all, Gaia's Wager bets on the confluence of big ideas and social action to yield a more hopeful environmental future.

Toward Community Environmental Sustainability Indicators For Oakland

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ISBN : UIUC:30112100208211
Genre : Community development
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Guide To Sustainable Development And Environmental Policy

Author : Natalii︠a︡ Sergeevna Mirovit︠s︡kai︠a︡
ISBN : STANFORD:36105110431082
Genre : Business & Economics
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TheGuide to Sustainable Development and Environmental Policyis a comprehensive presentation of definitions, philosophies, policies, models, and analyses of global environmental and developmental issues. With a wealth of comparative, multidisciplinary, and geographically varied perspectives on environmental governance, it also provides detailed and balanced discussions about specific environmental issues. The guide combines formal, objective entries with critical commentaries that emphasize different opinions and controversies. With succinct explanations of more than a thousand terms, thoughtful interpretations by international experts, and helpful cross-referencing, this resource is designed to serve as a roadmap for understanding the issues and debates in the overlapping fields of environment and development. Intended for use by activists, journalists, policymakers, students, scholars, and interested citizens, theGuide to Sustainable Development and Environmental Policywill be a helpful tool for anyone trying to get a comprehensive look at the many environmental organizations, schools of thought, development programs, international environmental treaties, conventions, and strategies that have proliferated in the past few decades.

The Futurist

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Genre : Forecasting
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Ecological Security

Author : Dennis Pirages
ISBN : UOM:39015056294153
Genre : Nature
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Ecological Security moves the analysis of global environmental and resource issues to the next level by developing an _eco-evolutionary_ perspective for analyzing emerging problems associated with rapid globalization. Preserving future ecological security will depend upon maintaining dynamic equilibriums among human populations, and between them and pathogenic microorganisms, other species, and the sustaining capabilities of nature. This eco-evolutionary framework is used to anticipate and analyze emerging demographic, ecological, and technological discontinuities and dilemmas associated with rapid globalization. The authors conclude by stressing the need for new kinds of global public goods to mitigate the harshest impacts of these rapid and interrelated changes.

The Journal Of Chinese Geography

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Working Paper

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105029544967
Genre : City planning
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Culture Agriculture

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ISBN : WISC:89095743233
Genre : Agricultural innovations
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