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Only One Earth : the Long Road via Rio to Sustainable Development.

Author: Felix Dodds; Michael Strauss; Maurice F with F with Strong
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
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Forty years after the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm, the goal of sustainable development continues via the Rio+20 conference in 2012. This book will enable a broad readership to understand what has been achieved in the past forty years and what hasn't. It shows the continuing threat of our present way of living to the planet. It looks to the challenges that we face twenty years from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dodds, Felix.
Only One Earth : The Long Road via Rio to Sustainable Development.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Felix Dodds; Michael Strauss; Maurice F with F with Strong
ISBN: 9781136261916 1136261915
OCLC Number: 804661905
Description: 1 online resource (337 pages)
Contents: Only One Earth The long road via Rio to sustainable development; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; List of abbreviations; About the authors; PART I The journey from Stockholm; Chapter 1 How we arrived here; Chapter 2 The road to Rio; Chapter 3 An Earth Summit; Chapter 4 Implementing Rio; Chapter 5 A wake-up call; Chapter 6 Rebuilding momentum; Chapter 7 Johannesburg --
dealing with new realities; Chapter 8 Chasing dreams; PART II The challenges of the future; Chapter 9 The governance gap; Chapter 10 The implementation gap; Chapter 11 The democracy gap. Chapter 12 The economic gap: transforming the economyChapter 13 A survival agenda: twenty-one actions to help save the planet; Chapter 14 Which road now?; References; Index.

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Forty years after the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm, the goal of sustainable development continues via the Rio+20 conference in 2012. This book will enable a broad readership to understand what has been achieved in the past forty years and what hasn't. It shows the continuing threat of our present way of living to the planet. It looks to the challenges that we face twenty years from the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, "The Earth Summit," in Rio, in particular in the areas of economics and governance and the role of stakeholders. It pu.

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