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Vital signs 2001-2002 : the trends that are shaping our future

Author: Lester R Brown
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2001.
Series: Environmental Alert.
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This annual volume from the Worldwatch Institute gives prominence to key trends that too often escape the attention of the news media, world leaders and economic experts. By distilling 45 vital signs of our times from thousands of government, industrial and scientific sources, the volume allows readers to track key indicators that show social, economic and environmental progress, or the lack or it. Each trend is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Vital signs 2001-2002
(OCoLC)46650881
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lester R Brown
ISBN: 9781134205547 1134205546
OCLC Number: 876592174
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Overview: the triple health challenge (Ecosystem health, public health, and economic health) --
Food and agriculture trends --
Energy trends --
Atmospheric trends --
Economic trends --
Transportation trends --
Health and social trends --
Military trends --
Environmental features --
Economy and finance features --
Resource economics features --
Transportation features --
Health features --
Social features.
Series Title: Environmental Alert.
Responsibility: Lester R. Brown ... [and others].
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This annual volume from the Worldwatch Institute discusses 45 "vital signs" of our times, distilled from thousands of government, industrial and scientific sources. It allows readers to track key  Read more...

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