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State of the World 2002 (State of the World)

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In State of the World 2001, the Worldwatch Institute"s award-winning research team tackles the great challenge of our rapidly globalizing world: how to use our political systems to manage the difficult and complex relationships between the global economy and the Earth"s ecosystems. The book provides concerned citizens and national leaders with a comprehensive analysis of threatening environmental trends'"from the growing pollution of groundwater to the increasing toll of "unnatural" disasters to the effects of the developing world"s staggering $2 trillion debt'"and emerging solutions to turn those trends around.

Written in clear and concise language, with easy-to-read charts and tables, State of the World 2001presents a view of our changing world that we, and our leaders, cannot afford to ignore.

Synopsis:

In , the Worldwatch Institute's award-winning research team describes how to meet the complex challenges of restoring a sustainable balance between the growing human population, rising levels of consumption, and the threats to the natural systems that support all life on the Earth.

Synopsis:

An indispensable guide for anyone concerned with the future of life on our planet.

Synopsis:

The book provides concerned citizens and national leaders with comprehensive analysis of the global environmental problems we face, together with detailed descriptions of practical, innovative solutions, like charting the most environmentally sound path to a hydrogen-fueled economy, or accelerating the rapidly growing conversion of farmers worldwide to organic farming and sustainable agriculture. Written in clear and concise language, with easy-to-read charts and tables, presents a view of our changing world that we, and our leaders, cannot afford to ignore.

Synopsis:

Written in clear and concise language, with easy-to-read charts and tables, State of the Worldpresents a view of our changing world that we, and our leaders, cannot afford to ignore.

About the Author

The Worldwatch Institute is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit research and publishing organization dedicated to fostering the evolution of an environmentally sustainable society.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393322798
Editor:
Starke, Linda
Manufactured:
Worldwatch Institute
Manufactured by:
Worldwatch Institute
Manufactured:
Worldwatch Institute
Editor:
Starke, Linda
Author:
The Worldwatch Institute
Author:
Worldwatch Institute
Contribution:
Flavin, Christopher
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Economic Development
Subject:
Engineering - Environmental
Subject:
Environmental protection
Subject:
Conservation of natural resources
Subject:
Sustainable Development
Subject:
Development - Sustainable Development
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Environmental Studies-General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
2002 Paperback
Series:
State of the World (Paperback)
Series Volume:
82-46
Publication Date:
20020117
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Charts, tables, graphs
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.2 x 7 x 0.8 in 1.025 lb

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Product details 304 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393322798 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In , the Worldwatch Institute's award-winning research team describes how to meet the complex challenges of restoring a sustainable balance between the growing human population, rising levels of consumption, and the threats to the natural systems that support all life on the Earth.
"Synopsis" by , An indispensable guide for anyone concerned with the future of life on our planet.
"Synopsis" by , The book provides concerned citizens and national leaders with comprehensive analysis of the global environmental problems we face, together with detailed descriptions of practical, innovative solutions, like charting the most environmentally sound path to a hydrogen-fueled economy, or accelerating the rapidly growing conversion of farmers worldwide to organic farming and sustainable agriculture. Written in clear and concise language, with easy-to-read charts and tables, presents a view of our changing world that we, and our leaders, cannot afford to ignore.
"Synopsis" by , Written in clear and concise language, with easy-to-read charts and tables, State of the Worldpresents a view of our changing world that we, and our leaders, cannot afford to ignore.
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