Sustainable Development: The Challenge of Transition

Sustainable Development: The Challenge of Transition

by Jurgen Schmandt, Bruce Alberts
     
 

In this book, prominent authors discuss what changes must occur to ensure a successful transition to sustainability.See more details below

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In this book, prominent authors discuss what changes must occur to ensure a successful transition to sustainability.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521653053
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Foreword Bruce Alberts; Preface C. H. Ward and Jurgen A. Schmandt; 1. Challenge and response Jurgen A. Schmandt and C. H. Ward; 2. National self-interest in the pursuit of sustainable development Malcolm Gillis and Jeffrey R. Vincent; 3. Uneconomic growth: from empty-world versus full-world economics Herman E. Daly; 4. Population and consumption: from more to enough Robert W. Kates; 5. Spirituality and sustainability Carla V. Berkedal; 6. Leadership skills for sustainable development Bruce W. Piasecki; 7. The role of science: guidance and service Stephen H. Schneider; 8. Economic tools, international trade, and the role of business Frances Cairncross; 9. Stakeholders and sustainable development James B. Blackburn; 10. From idea to action: the role of policy Jurgen A. Schmandt; Index.

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