Vital Signs 2003: The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

Vital Signs 2003: The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

by Worldwatch Institute, Erik Assadourian
     
 
This annual volume, written by the award-winning staff of the Worldwatch Institute, distills and analyzes more than fifty "vital signs" from thousands of government, industrial, and scientific documents, allowing readers to track key indicators showing social, economic, and environmental progress, or the lack thereof.Vital Signs 2003 presents up-to-the-minute

Overview

This annual volume, written by the award-winning staff of the Worldwatch Institute, distills and analyzes more than fifty "vital signs" from thousands of government, industrial, and scientific documents, allowing readers to track key indicators showing social, economic, and environmental progress, or the lack thereof.Vital Signs 2003 presents up-to-the-minute information on environmental and sustainable development topics such as toxic waste, ecolabeling, sugar and sweetener use, oil spills, teacher supply, car-sharing, and Internet use. Each trend is presented in both text and graphics, providing a thorough, well-documented, and accessible overview. Vital Signs is an excellent companion volume to Worldwatch's highly acclaimed State of the World series.

Author Biography: The Worldwatch Institute is a Washington-based independent research organization dedicated to the development of an environmentally sustainable and socially just society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393324402
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/19/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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