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Sustainable development

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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development,
  • Globalization -- Economic aspects,
  • Globalization -- Environmental aspects,
  • Economic policy -- Environmental aspects,
  • International organization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSusan Baker.
    SeriesRoutledge introductions to the environment series, Routledge introductions to environment series.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 B347 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3400903M
    ISBN 100415282101, 041528211X
    LC Control Number2005015319

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    Geographical disadvantages can come in many forms: ''Being land-locked makes economic growth more difficult'' Sustainable development book 32because international trade is significantly more difficult for land-locked countries. Far more than a rhetorical exercise, this book is designed to inform, inspire, and spur action. Using the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a framework, this book sets out how business and capital now have a real opportunity to help resolve these problems. UNESCO has a major role, along with its partners, in bringing about key achievements to ensure the principles of ESD are promoted through formal, non-formal and informal education. Above all, it explains clearly where we can go and how to get there.

    There is no major evidence to suggest that climate change was due to human influences prior to the twentieth century. This eBook is no longer available for sale. Equality: No Sustainable development book and no nation must be denied the opportunity to benefit from development. The race for resource exploitation and economic growth heated up, especially after World War II. The report included what is now one of the most widely recognised definitions of sustainable development. The presentation of the book took place on February 17th at the Diplomatic School in Madrid.


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