Life in 2030: Exploring a Sustainable Future in Canada (Sustainability & the Environment)

Life in 2030: Exploring a Sustainable Future in Canada (Sustainability & the Environment)

By: John B. Robinson (author)Paperback

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Life in 2030 is a ground-breaking, practical, and, above all, positive vision of life in twenty-first-century Canada. As we move into the next century, the development of sustainable and environmentally benign patterns of resource utilization and socioeconomic development is an essential priority. In this book, John Robinson and his co-authors investigate the possibility and impacts of a sustainable future for Canada.

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About Author

John B. Robinson is the director of the Sustainable Development Research Institute and a professor in the Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia. He is co-editor of Managing Natural Resources in British Columbia: Markets, Regulations, and Sustainable Development (UBC Press 1995) and Achieving Sustainable Development (UBC Press 1996).


Preface / Jon Tinker 1. Exploring a Sustainable Future for Canada / John B. Robinson and D. Scott Slocombe 2. The Sustainable Society Project / John B. Robinson and Caroline Van Bers 3. Defining a Sustainable Society / John B. Robinson, George Francis, Sally Lerner and Russell Legge 4. Design Criteria for a Sustainable Canadian Society / D. Scott Slocombe, Sally Lerner and Caroline Van Bers 5. Life in 2030: The Sustainability Scenario / David Biggs and John B. Robinson 6. Achieving a Sustainable Society / D. Scott Slocombe, Sally Lerner, George Francis and John B. Robinson 7. A Retrospective / George Francis Appendixes A. Project Participants and Project Papers B. The Socioeconomic Resource Framework / David Biggs

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/10/1996
  • ISBN13: 9780774805698
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 183
  • ID: 9780774805698
  • weight: 349
  • ISBN10: 0774805692

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