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Environmental policy and sustainable development in China : Hong Kong in global context

Author: Paul G Harris
Publisher: Bristol : Policy, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text asks to what extent the norm of sustainable development has been and can be realised in practice using a case study of Hong Kong. The authors seek to identify both barriers to achieving sustainable development and potential resources that might help to carry a sustainability agenda forward in the future.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul G Harris
ISBN: 9781447305088 1447305086 9781447305071 1447305078
OCLC Number: 778273600
Description: x, 294 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Conceptualising sustainable development --
Origins and critiques of sustainable development --
Implementing sustainable development --
Geography and population --
History and development --
Government institutions and policy priorities --
Consumption and a city's environmental footprint --
Air --
Water --
Energy and climate change --
Transportation --
Environmental spaces --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Paul G. Harris.

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