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State of the world 1993. A Worldwatch Institute report on progress towards a sustainable society

Abstract

The State of the World report is an annual attempt first to describe the intricate currents and countercurrents of humanity's interaction with the global environment, and then to proceed to recommend how to shift the currents in other directions. The chapters in this edition are called: a new era unfolds; facing water scarcity; reviving coral reefs; closing the gender gap in development; supporting indigenous peoples; providing energy in developing countries; rediscovering rail; preparing for peace; reconciling trade and the environment; and shaping the next industrial revolution. 685 refs., 7 figs., 30 tabs.
Authors:
Brown, L R; Flavin, C; Postel, S; Starke, L [1] 
  1. eds.
Publication Date:
Jan 01, 1993
Product Type:
Book
Reference Number:
CLA-93-060289; EDB-93-083574
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; EARTH PLANET; ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY; HUMAN POPULATIONS; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; CORALS; DEVELOPING COUNTRIES; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; INDUSTRY; RAIL TRANSPORT; REEFS; TRADE; WATER RESOURCES; ANIMALS; CNIDARIA; COELENTERATA; GEOLOGIC STRUCTURES; GOVERNMENT POLICIES; INVERTEBRATES; LAND TRANSPORT; PLANETS; POPULATIONS; RESOURCES; TRANSPORT; 290301* - Energy Planning & Policy- Environment, Health, & Safety- Regional & Global Environmental Aspects- (1992-); 540120 - Environment, Atmospheric- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport- (1990-)
OSTI ID:
6437974
Country of Origin:
United States
Language:
English
Other Identifying Numbers:
Other: ISBN: 0-393-30963-0
Availability:
W.W. Norton, New York, NY (USA)
Submitting Site:
CLA
Size:
Pages: (287 p)
Announcement Date:

Citation Formats

Brown, L R, Flavin, C, Postel, S, and Starke, L. State of the world 1993. A Worldwatch Institute report on progress towards a sustainable society. United States: N. p., 1993. Web.
Brown, L R, Flavin, C, Postel, S, & Starke, L. State of the world 1993. A Worldwatch Institute report on progress towards a sustainable society. United States.
Brown, L R, Flavin, C, Postel, S, and Starke, L. 1993. "State of the world 1993. A Worldwatch Institute report on progress towards a sustainable society." United States.
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author = {Brown, L R, Flavin, C, Postel, S, and Starke, L}
abstractNote = {The State of the World report is an annual attempt first to describe the intricate currents and countercurrents of humanity's interaction with the global environment, and then to proceed to recommend how to shift the currents in other directions. The chapters in this edition are called: a new era unfolds; facing water scarcity; reviving coral reefs; closing the gender gap in development; supporting indigenous peoples; providing energy in developing countries; rediscovering rail; preparing for peace; reconciling trade and the environment; and shaping the next industrial revolution. 685 refs., 7 figs., 30 tabs.}
place = {United States}
year = {1993}
month = {Jan}
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