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State of the world, 2000 : a Worldwatch Institute report on progress toward a sustainable society

Author: Lester R Brown; Worldwatch Institute.
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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State of the World 2000 sets out to show how sustainability can be achieved without lowering living standards. It is a valuable reference for students and the general reader on a range of social and natural science subject areas.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lester R Brown; Worldwatch Institute.
ISBN: 185383680X 9781853836800
OCLC Number: 44114185
Description: xix, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Challenges of the new century / Lester R. Brown --
Anticipating environmental "surprise" / Chris Bright --
Redesigning irrigated agriculture / Sandra Postel --
Nourishing the underfed and overfed / Gary Gardner and Brian Halweil --
Phasing out persistent organic pollutants / Anne Platt McGinn --
Recovering the paper landscape / Janet N. Abramovitz and Ashley T. Mattoon --
Harnessing information technologies for the environment / Molly O'Meara --
Sizing up micropower / Seth Dunn and Christopher Flavin --
Creating jobs, preserving the environment / Michael Renner --
Coping with ecological globalization / Hilary French.
Responsibility: project director, Lester R. Brown ; associate project directors, Christopher Flavin, Hilary French ; editor, Linda Starke ; contributing researchers, Janet N Abramovitz [and others].

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