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Earth and Us

Population–Resources–Environment–Development

Book1991

Edited by:

Mostafa Kamal Tolba and Asit K. Biswas

Earth and Us

Population–Resources–Environment–Development

Book1991

 

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    Environment and development

    Kenneth D. Kaunda

    Pages 1-9

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    Environmental concerns in the Third World

    Robert G. Mugabe

    Pages 10-13

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    Climatic change, environment and development

    Maumoon Abdul Gayoom

    Pages 14-17

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    Life on earth

    Pages 18-24

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    Conservation for development

    Rajiv Gandhi

    Pages 25-28

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    Our common future

    Gro Harlem Brundtland

    Pages 29-31

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    Ushering in the era of sustainable development

    Barber Conable

    Pages 32-36

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    Environmental aspects of agricultural and rural development

    Edouard Saouma

    Pages 37-47

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    The population problem

    Robert S. McNamara

    Pages 48-65

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    Sustainable forestry development

    Emil Salim

    Pages 66-81

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    Protecting the atmosphere and controlling global warming

    B. Lalonde

    Pages 82-87

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    Environmental protection and economic development: guidelines for sustainable growth

    Saburo Okita

    Pages 88-94

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    The governance of production: the key to environmental quality

    Barry Commoner

    Pages 95-104

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    Index

    Pages 105-107

About the book

Description

Earth and Us: Population, Resources, Environment, Development is a compilation of ideas and thoughts of leading international statesmen, political leaders, economists and environmentalists, on the complex interlinkages between man and his environment. The book examines aspects of the nexus between population, resources, environment and development, and presents ideas on what can be done in the future. The articles contained in the book covers various topics such as environmental concerns in the third world; climatic change, environment and development; environmental aspects of agricultural and rural development; and environmental protection and economic development. Environmentalists, ecologists, and policy makers will find the book highly insightful.

Earth and Us: Population, Resources, Environment, Development is a compilation of ideas and thoughts of leading international statesmen, political leaders, economists and environmentalists, on the complex interlinkages between man and his environment. The book examines aspects of the nexus between population, resources, environment and development, and presents ideas on what can be done in the future. The articles contained in the book covers various topics such as environmental concerns in the third world; climatic change, environment and development; environmental aspects of agricultural and rural development; and environmental protection and economic development. Environmentalists, ecologists, and policy makers will find the book highly insightful.

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ISBN

978-0-7506-1049-0

Language

English

Published

1991

Copyright

Copyright © 1991 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Butterworth-Heinemann

Editors

Mostafa Kamal Tolba

Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, Kenya

Asit K. Biswas

President, International Society of Ecological Modelling, Oxford, UK