The Sustainability Mirage: Illusion and Reality in the Coming War on Climate Change

The Sustainability Mirage: Illusion and Reality in the Coming War on Climate Change

by John Foster
     
 

ISBN-10: 1844075346

ISBN-13: 9781844075348

Pub. Date: 09/28/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Sustainable development thinking got environmental issues onto the agenda but it may now be stopping us from taking serious action on climate change and other crucial planetary issues.  See more details below

Overview

Sustainable development thinking got environmental issues onto the agenda but it may now be stopping us from taking serious action on climate change and other crucial planetary issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844075348
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2008
Edition description:
1
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

A note on notes

Preface: Sustainability, Mirage and Reality

Pt. I What's Wrong with Sustainable Development?

1 The Sustainability Horizon 3

2 Pursuing the Mirage 17

3 Mirage Politics 53

Pt. II Deep Sustainability

4 Shifting the Focus 69

5 'Life Goes On' 85

Pt. III Greening Our Luck

6 Making the Break: The Carbon Framework 115

7 Widening Our Options 135

8 The Politics of Reality 149

Notes 157

Index 165

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