Blueprint 3: Measuring Sustainable Development

Blueprint 3: Measuring Sustainable Development

by David Pearce


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781853831836
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/28/1994
Series: Blueprint Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

David Pearce is Professor of Environmental Economics at University College London, and Director of the Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE).

Table of Contents

Part I Sustainable Development: Defining Sustainable Development * The Conditions for Sustainable Development * Measures of Economic Progress * Part II Sustainability and the State of the UK Environment: Air Quality * Water and Water Quality * Solid and Hazardous Waste * Biodiversity * Agriculture and the Environment * Forestry * Transport and the Environment * Part III The Political Dimension: The UK and the Global Environment * Sustainable Development: The Political and Institutional Challenge * References * Index

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