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
     
 

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. See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

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 Introduction1
Conference Statement5
Key-Note Speeches13
Opening Session
Closing Session45
IProblems of Environment and Development
Introduction57
1Population and Natural Resource Use61
2Agriculture, Land Use and Degradation79
3Industry and Waste91
4Energy103
5Health119
IIScientific Understanding of the Earth System
Introduction127
6Global Cycles129
7Atmosphere and Climate141
8Marine and Coastal Systems157
9Terrestrial Systems173
10Freshwater Resources187
11Biodiversity205
IIIResponses and Strategies
Introduction223
12Quality of Life227
13Public Awareness, Science and the Environment239
14Capacity Building255
15Policies for Technology265
16Institutional Arrangements283
Appendices
List of Participants297
List of Observers311
Members of ASCEND 21 Conference Advisory Committee315
Description of Co-sponsors317
Acronyms321
Index325

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