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Crisis of global sustainability / Tapio Kanninen
Bib ID 6220518
Format BookBook [text, still images, volume]
Author
Kanninen, Tapio. author
 
Description New York, NY : Routledge, 2013 
©2013 
xix, 178 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm 
ISBN 9780415690430
9780415694179
9780203071861
Series

Global Institutions Series ; 74

Summary

"The book provides a critical history of the concept of sustainability and the various institutional measures taken to promote, implement and enforce sustainable development"--Page [1]

Full contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.The birth and evolution of the Club of Rome: Early identification of a global crisis
  • 2.A new way of thinking: The MIT study The Limits to Growth
  • 3.How have the concepts and doctrines of sustainability changed?
  • 4.Intergovernmental action 1972-2012: From Stockholm to Rio plus 20
  • 5.Planetary boundaries: Doomsday prophecies or scientific projections?
  • 6.A crisis of institutions: How to manage our interconnected future
  • 7.Overcoming the crisis of mind and action: Creating new institutions and strategies for a global emergency
  • 8.The future: Thinking big about global institutions and world governance
  • 9.Epilogue: What should be done?.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages [164]-165) and index.

Subjects Club of Rome.  |  Sustainable development -- Government policy.  |  Sustainable development.

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