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Global development and the environment

perspectives on sustainability

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Published by Resources for the Future in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic development -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Sustainable development.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoel Darmstadter, editor.
    ContributionsDarmstadter, Joel, 1928-, Resources for the Future.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD75.6 .G54 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 91 p. :
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1572817M
    ISBN 100915707632
    LC Control Number91068394

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    This report, The Future is Now: Science for Achieving Sustainable Development, is the first quadrennial Global Sustainable Development Report prepared by an independent group of scientists. Independent Group of Scientists Co-chairs • Peter Messerli (Switzerland), Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern, Switzerland. United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - Time for Global Action for People and Planet The book – aimed primarily at children aged years old the environment, and more!

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