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Achieving global sustainability : policy recommendations

Author: Takamitsu Sawa; Susumu Iai; Seiji Ikkatai
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, ©2011.
Series: Sustainability science series.
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"The problem of global sustainability is indisputably the most serious issue facing humanity today. One of the biggest factors in the deterioration of global sustainability is climate change, which has been exacerbated by the entire range of human activities and is inextricably related to modern civilization. Solving this difficult problem requires a drastic redesign of society from all aspects--technological,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Takamitsu Sawa; Susumu Iai; Seiji Ikkatai
ISBN: 9789280811841 9280811843
OCLC Number: 491905317
Description: xx, 343 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Takamitsu Sawa ; Global sustainability --
Global sustainability: Current issues and challenges / Michinori Uwasu ; Global sustainability: Globalization and sustainable development / Kazuhiro Ueta ; A new paradigm for economic growth / Takamitsu Sawa --
Paradigm shift of socio-economic development. Sustainable development and social common capital / Kazuhiro Ueta ; Social norms and people's values in light of sustainability / Takashi Ohshima ; Measuring sustainability and economic valuation of the environment / Masayuki Sato --
Strategies for sustainable society. Basic mitigation strategy for climate change / Seiji Ikkatai ; Technology development strategy towards global sustainability / Satoshi Konishi ; Technological strategy for renewable bioenergy / Shiro Saka ; Clean development mechanism policy and sustainable rural development in China / Akihisa Mori ; Conservation of peat bog and agro-forestry in Indonesia / Kosuke Mizuno, Haris Gunawan ; Do markets matter? The role of markets in the post-2012 international climate regime / Yukari Takamura --
Adaptation to environmental change. Adaptation in global integrated assessment models of climate change / Hans-Martin Füssel ; Risk assessment approach for seismic hazard mitigation and its application to adaptation to global climate change / Susumu Iai ; Risk management of climate change and stochastic calculus / Jiro Akahori --
Policy recommendations towards global sustainability. Policy recommendations towards a low-carbon society in 2050 / Takamitsu Sawa ; A Green New Deal as an integration of policies towards sustainable society / Kazuo Matsushita ; Climate security and its implications for integrating paradigms of development and security / Seiichiro Hasui.
Series Title: Sustainability science series.
Responsibility: edited by Takamitsu Sawa, Susumu Iai and Seiji Ikkatai.
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The deterioration of global sustainability, caused in large part by climate change, is the most serious issue facing humanity. This book looks at how to achieve a more secure level of global  Read more...

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