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Sustainable development in the USA

Jean-Marc Zaninetti

Sustainable development in the USA

by Jean-Marc Zaninetti

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Published by Wiley in Hoboken, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development -- United States,
  • Cities and towns -- United States -- Growth,
  • Environmental policy -- United States,
  • United States -- Population

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJean-Marc Zaninetti.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT384.U5 Z3613 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23686793M
    ISBN 109781848211339
    LC Control Number2009018613

    CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PART I. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AS AN ANALYTICAL AND NORMATIVE CONCEPT I. What is Sustainable Development? Sustainable development is a central concept for our age. It is both a way of understanding the world and a method for solving global problems. This book offers you an File Size: 1MB. Book Description. This Handbook gives a comprehensive, international and cutting-edge overview of Sustainable Development. It integrates the key imperatives of sustainable development, namely institutional, environmental, social and economic, and calls for greater participation, social cohesion, justice and democracy as well as limited throughput of materials and energy.

    The New Economics of Sustainable Development Introduction and Executive Summary 2 the mainstream perspective. For example, it emphasises the need, as part of the shift to sustainable development, to move: • away from a state-centred or business-centred economic system, towards a more people-centred system, and. Humanitarian Engineering: Advancing Technology for Sustainable Development. Edition 3, Bede Publishing, Columbus, Ohio, USA, Free on-line courses based on this book. See also the OSU Humanitarian Engineering Center.

    The ambitious year agenda known as the Sustainable Development Goals, adopted in by all members of the United Nations, contains a pledge that “no one will be left behind.” This book. Sustainable Development. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is committed to working with partners and stakeholders toward sustainability of diverse agricultural, forest and range systems. USDA seeks to balance the goals of: Satisfying human needs; Enhancing environmental quality, the resource base, and ecosystem services;.


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