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Managing the earth

Author: J C Briden; Thomas E Downing
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2002.
Series: Linacre lecture, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eight experienced authors from academia, international business, intergovernmental negotiation, and diplomacy assess the challenges of balancing the economic and social aspirations of society with  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J C Briden; Thomas E Downing
ISBN: 019925267X 9780199252671
OCLC Number: 49525938
Description: xiii, 188 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: How fragile is the Earth system? / Hans-Joachim Schellnhuber and Hermann Held --
Risks of conflict: resource and population pressures / Crispin Tickell --
Valuing the Earth: reintegrating the study of humans and the rest of nature / Robert Costanza --
Can technology save us from global climate change? / Bert Metz --
The role of corporate leadership / John Browne --
Who governs a sustainable world? The role of international courts and tribunals / Philippe Sands --
The climate change regime: can a divided World unite? / Joyeeta Gupta --
Protecting the vulnerable: climate change and food security / Thomas E. Downing.
Series Title: Linacre lecture, 2001.
Responsibility: edited by James C. Briden and Thomas E. Downing.
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