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Towards sustainability : emerging systems for informing sustainable development / edited by Jackie Venning and John Higgins
Bib ID 1084958
Format BookBook
Description Sydney : UNSW Press, 2001 
x, 239 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0868406678 (paperback)
Summary

This text looks at the ways that new systems for documenting ecologically sustainable development have been evolving in Australia. Key issues the book considers include environmental and economic models, environmental and economic measures, and sustainability indicators.

Full contents
  • 1. Introduction / John Higgins and Jackie Venning
  • 2. Development of sustainability concepts in Australia / David Bennett
  • 3. Environmental models / John Higgins
  • 4. Economic models / John Hatch
  • 5. Environmental indicators: development and application / Jackie Venning
  • 6. Economic measures of sustainability / Tor Hundloe
  • 7. Sustainability indicators: measuring progress towards sustainability / Ann Hamblin
  • 8. Modelling physical realities: designing and testing future options to 2050 and beyond / Barney Foran and Franzi Poldy
  • 9. Informing institutions and policies / Stephen Dovers.
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [221]-234.

Subjects Sustainable development -- Australia.  |  Sustainable development -- Social aspects -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Venning, J. (Jackie)  |  Higgins, John, 1962-

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