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The principles of sustainability

Author: Simon Dresner
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2002.
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"This book, written in a clear and readable style, assumes no previous knowledge of the subject. It will be invaluable to students, academics and activists concerned with sustainable development."--Jacket.
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Dresner, Simon, 1969-
Principles of sustainability.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2002
(OCoLC)654736465
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Dresner
ISBN: 1853838411 9781853838415 185383842X 9781853838422
OCLC Number: 49355942
Description: 200 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Progress and its discontents --
From Muir to meadows --
Sustainability emerging --
From Rio to Kyoto and later disappointments --
What does 'sustainable development' mean? --
Taking sustainability into economics --
'Putting a price on the planet' --
The ethics of sustainability --
The end of sustainability?
Responsibility: Simon Dresner.

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An exposition and analysis of the historical background and fundamental principles of sustainable development. It examines contemporary debates about how to achieve sustainability, and explores the  Read more...

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