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In Search of Sustainability
     

In Search of Sustainability

by Jenny Goldie, Bob Douglas, Bryan Furnass
 

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What must we do to achieve a sustainable society? There is no one answer. The first steps towards sustainability cover a whole spectrum of economic, social and environmental issues.

In this volume Australian leaders from a wide range of fields discuss the key issues we must address if we are to move towards a more just and sustainable future. They identify the

Overview

What must we do to achieve a sustainable society? There is no one answer. The first steps towards sustainability cover a whole spectrum of economic, social and environmental issues.

In this volume Australian leaders from a wide range of fields discuss the key issues we must address if we are to move towards a more just and sustainable future. They identify the major concerns and challenges for achieving sustainability in the areas of:

human health water resources land use and natural ecosystems energy equity and peace economic systems climate change labour forces and work urban design and transport population
Achieving sustainability will require major changes in our current approaches. The thought-provoking chapters in this book provide a solid introduction to the issues in the search for a genuine path to sustainability.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780643090620
Publisher:
CSIRO Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Jenny Goldie is national president of Sustainable Population Australia and also active in peak oil and climate change organizations. She is a former science teacher and communicator.

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