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An Agenda of Science for Environment and Development into the 21st Century
     

An Agenda of Science for Environment and Development into the 21st Century

by J. C. I. Dooge, G. T. Goodman, J. W. M. Riviere, J. Marton-Lefevre, T. O'Riordan
 

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ISBN-10: 0521431743

ISBN-13: 9780521431743

Pub. Date: 05/28/1992

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Diverse topics such as population, land use, energy, and global cycles are covered under sixteen themes grouped into three sections: Problems of Environment and Development Scientific Understanding of the Earth System and Responses and Strategies.

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Diverse topics such as population, land use, energy, and global cycles are covered under sixteen themes grouped into three sections: Problems of Environment and Development Scientific Understanding of the Earth System and Responses and Strategies.

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ISBN-13:
9780521431743
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1992
Pages:
339
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 11.81(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

General introduction; Conference statement; Keynote speeches; Part I. Problems of Environment and Development: Introduction; 1. Population and natural resource use; 2. Agriculture land use and degradation; 3. Industry and waste; 4. Energy; 5. Health; Part II. Scientific Understanding of the Earth System: Introduction; 6. Global cycles; 7. Atmosphere and climate; 8. Marine and coastal systems; 9. Terrestrial systems; 10. Freshwater resources; 11. Biodiversity; Part III. Responses and Strategies: Introduction; 12. Quality of life; 13. Public awareness, science and the environment; 14. Capacity building; 15. Policies for technology; 16. Institutional arrangements; Appendices.

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