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Our common future / World Commission on Environment and Development.

Contributor(s): World Commission on Environment and Development.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Oxford paperbacks.Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987Description: xv, 400 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 019282080X (pbk.) :; 9780192820808 (pbk.) .Subject(s): Sustainable development | Nature -- Effect of human beings on | Environmental policy | Human ecologyDDC classification: 363.7 OUR Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Acronym list and note on terminology -- Chairman's foreword -- From one earth to one world : an overview by the World Commission on Environment and Development -- pt. I: Common concerns. A threatened future -- Towards sustainable development -- The role of the international economy -- pt. II: Common challenges. Population and human resources -- Food security : sustaining the potential -- Species and ecosystems : resources for development -- Energy : choices for environment and development -- Industry : producing more with less -- The urban challenge -- pt. III: Common endeavours. Managing the commons -- Peace, security, development, and the environment -- Towards common action : proposals for institutional and legal change -- Annexe 1. Summary of proposed legal principles for environmental protection and sustainable development -- Annexe 2. The Commission and its work.
Summary: The Commission was created by the UN in 1983 to formulate new proposals to deal with the important issues of environmental development facing the world. The Commission's findings are presented in this book.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Acronym list and note on terminology --
Chairman's foreword --
From one earth to one world : an overview by the World Commission on Environment and Development --
pt. I: Common concerns. A threatened future --
Towards sustainable development --
The role of the international economy --
pt. II: Common challenges. Population and human resources --
Food security : sustaining the potential --
Species and ecosystems : resources for development --
Energy : choices for environment and development --
Industry : producing more with less --
The urban challenge --
pt. III: Common endeavours. Managing the commons --
Peace, security, development, and the environment --
Towards common action : proposals for institutional and legal change --
Annexe 1. Summary of proposed legal principles for environmental protection and sustainable development --
Annexe 2. The Commission and its work.

The Commission was created by the UN in 1983 to formulate new proposals to deal with the important issues of environmental development facing the world. The Commission's findings are presented in this book.

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