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Environmental concerns and sustainable development

R. U. Ayres

Environmental concerns and sustainable development

by R. U. Ayres

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Published by INSEAD in Fontainebleau .
Written in English


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Statementby R.U. Ayres.
SeriesWorking papers -- 96/89/EPS
ContributionsINSEAD.
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Open LibraryOL20516341M

  Meeting the needs of upper level students, this book treats global environmental problems as complex issues with a network of human and biophysical causes. Each chapter interlinks human demands on the Earth's resources to natural biophysical change - not simply a 'cause and effect' treatment of global issues and environmental change Includes coverage of contemporary hot topics . In recent years, concerns about whether development is sustainable from an economic, environmental and social point of view have prompted a number of countries to further move towards policies focusing on pollution prevention, integration of environmental concerns in economic and sectoral decisions, and international co-operation.

In the early s, an interest in women and their connection with the environment was sparked, largely by a book written by Esther Boserup entitled Woman's Role in Economic Development. Starting in the s, policy makers and governments became more mindful of the connection between the environment and gender issues. Changes began to be made regarding natural resource and environmental. Sustainable development is a concept that appeared for the first time in with the publication of the Brundtland Report, warning of the negative environmental consequences of economic growth and globalization, which tried to find possible solutions to the problems caused by industrialization and population growth.

Sustainable development is a notion that first appeared in in the Brundtland report, Our Common Future. The report was produced by the Brundtland Commission, convened by the UN in and was welcomed by the UN's General Assembly in Resolution 42/ Sustainable development strategies: a resource book / compiled by Barry Dalal-Clayton and Stephen Bass. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN -- ISBN (pbk.) 1. Sustainable development. 2. Economic development--Environmental aspects. I. Dalal-Clayton, D. B. (D. Barry) II. Bass, Stephen, HCE5 S File Size: 1MB.


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