1 edition of In pursuit of sustainable development found in the catalog.
In pursuit of sustainable development
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Susan Baker and Katarina Eckerberg|
|Series||Routledge/ECPR studies in European political science -- 54|
|LC Classifications||HC240.9.E5 I6 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 234 p. :|
|Number of Pages||234|
|ISBN 10||0415419107, 0203928164|
|ISBN 10||9780415419109, 9780203928165|
|LC Control Number||2007047909|
Brundtland's call for sustainable development has elicited two opposing reactions. One is to revert to a definition of sustainable development as "growth as usual", although at a slower rate. The other reaction is to define sustainable development as "development without growth in throughput beyond environmental carrying Size: 7MB. This book surveys the global experience to date in implementing land-use policies that move us further along the sustainable development continuum. The international community has long recognized the need to ensure ongoing and future development is conducted sustainably.
Overview Global sustainable development challenges post In September , world leaders adopted the United Nations Millennium Declaration1 which provided the basis for the pursuit of the Millennium Development Goals. Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) number seven seeks to substantially increase contribution of renewable energy to global energy supply, as well as double the rate of improvement in efficiency of energy. Biofuels are likely to play a key role in the pursuit of these goals being one of the most advanced alternative energy by:
An inevitable danger of offering a global account of sustainable development in the space of a single text book is the sacrifice of depth in the pursuit of breadth. In the case of this publication, however, the selective use of a case study approach (particularly, in the context of Baker's discussion of Local Agenda 21), coupled with the Author: Alex Franklin. This mission demands new approaches to thinking about sustainable development, about what it is, how to achieve it, and what tools are needed. Development is sustainable when it makes us all more human. This means changing how we think and act and how governments regulate capitalism. New Book. Sustainable Capitalism and the Pursuit of Well.
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In the pursuit of the SDGs, positive results are far from guaranteed. Success is uncertain. Instead, the path forward requires difficult learning, experimentation and adaptation by multiple stakeholders.
Loss and sacrifice are foreseeable and often inevitable. This important book captures the lessons from ongoing struggles and the early successes. The book explores how implementation strategies engage sub-national, regional and local actors in the promotion of sustainable development.
Following the obligations incurred at the Rio Earth Summit and the related UNCED process, European states began to produce sustainable development strategies in the : Susan Baker.
Ian Goldin's book is a great starting point for understanding our current sustainable development challenges and future possibilities, including the end of poverty in our time.
The book offers a succinct, highly readable, and reasoned introduction to the debates and the data, from the vantage point of a world-leading development thinker and 5/5(1).
Read "In Pursuit of Sustainable Development New governance practices at the sub-national level in Europe" by available from Rakuten Kobo. The book explores how implementation strategies engage sub-national, regional and local actors in the promotion of susta Brand: Taylor And Francis.
The book explores how implementation strategies engage sub-national, regional and local actors in the promotion of sustainable development. Following the obligations incurred at the Rio Earth Summit and the related UNCED process, European states began to Price: $ while sustainable development refers to the many processes and pathways to achieve it (e.g.
sustainable agriculture and forestry, sustainable production and consumption, good government, research and technology transfer, education and training, etc.). Principles of Sustainable Development All sustainable development programmes must consider the.
The current focus on sustainable development opens up debates surrounding our relationship with the natural world, about what constitutes social progress and about the character of development, both in the Global North and the Global South. The promotion of sustainable futures is taking on a new urgency in the context of climate change and biodiversity loss.
The book offers a succinct, highly readable, and reasoned introduction to the debates and the data, from the vantage point of a world-leading development thinker and practitioner.” Kumi Naidoo, International Executive Director, Greenpeace and former Secretary General, Civicus: “Anyone interested in development should read The Pursuit of.
Thus we arrive at sustainable development. As an intellectual pursuit, sustainable development tries to make sense of the interactions of three complex systems: the world economy, the global society, and the Earth’s physical environment.
How does an economy of billion people, and $90 trillion Gross World Output, change over time?File Size: 1MB. The book describes and articulates how strategic leaders and professionals can take advantage of opportunities and challenges by addressing sustainability, sustainable development, and the pursuit of sustainability and how they can develop and deploy exciting solutions and effective systems in the quest for excellence.
We argue in the book that it’s essential — even if hard for scientists — to recognize that at its core, a sustainable development is a hugely redistributive agenda. It is saying that business as usual enhances the well-being of a few of the most fortunate today at the expense of people elsewhere or in future : Amanda Pearson.
Get this from a library. Nongovernmental organizations as policy entrepreneurs: in pursuit of sustainable development. [Adil Najam; Yale University. Institution for Social and Policy Studies.
Program on Non-Profit Organizations.]. The book explores how implementation strategies engage sub-national, regional and local actors in the promotion of sustainable development.
Following the obligations incurred at the Rio Earth Summit and the related UNCED process, European states began to produce sustainable development strategies in the s. ‘The term, sustainable development, is a contradiction. Quantitative growth has proven not to be sustainable because infinite quantitative growth requires the even greater use of our finite ecosystem.
A more balanced solution may be what I call sustainable harmony. In light of the current world situation, it seems wiser to pursue qualitative. In Pursuit of Sustainable Development: A Governance Perspective.
In Pursuit of Sustainable Development: A Governance This book is an original study of the challenge of implementing Author: Susan Baker. The Pursuit of Development Economic Growth, Social Change and Ideas Ian Goldin.
Provides broad perspectives with a wide ranging focus from China to Chile; Considers the influence of incomes and economic growth, alongside the contributions that education, health, gender, equity and other dimensions of human well-being make to development.
Sustainable development – historical roots of the concept JACOBUS A. DU PISANI School for Social and Government Studies, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa Abstract This article gives an overview of the origin of the concept of sustainable development by going far back in history to trace its roots.
The Pursuit of Sustainable Development through Regional Economic Integration Alexander a ASEAN and Its Potential as a Development-oriented. The promotion of sustainable development opens up the debates surrounding our relationship with the natural world, what constitutes social progress, and the character of development in the present and into the future.
Answering the need for an introductory, comprehensive, yet critical book that explores the challenges involved in the implementation of sustainable development. The book concludes with two main points: that (a) both sustainable human development and peacebuilding are mutually reinforcing frameworks aimed at achieving the same human development goals, and (b) the pursuit of the right to self-determination is enhanced, as both frameworks are combined to provide a context for the attainment of peace in.
Education for sustainable development: A conceptual model of sustainable education for India Article (PDF Available) November w Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Deepshikha Dash.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 is the central drama of our time. The world’s governments are currently negotiating a set of Sustainable Development Goals (or SDGs) for the periodfollowing the success of the Millennium Development .