Vital Signs 2000-2001: The Environmental Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

Vital Signs 2000-2001: The Environmental Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

By: Lester R. Brown (author), Brian Halweil (author), Michael Renner (author)Paperback

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This ninth annual edition of Vital Signs takes the world's pulse by compiling a wide-ranging collection of trends that identify both problems and progress in the quest for a sustainable society. It highlights both alarming situations and encouraging developments. Part One is a comprehensive presentation of the key indicators in areas such as food, agriculture, energy, atmosphere, economics, transport and the military. Part Two provides in-depth special feature articles on: environmental features, such as transgenic crops and paper recycling; economic features, such as environmental taxes and corporate mergers; and social features, such as tuberculosis, prisons and women in politics.


Foreword * Overview: The Acceleration of Change * Part One: Key Indicators - Food Trends * Agricultural Trends * Energy Trends * Atmospheric Trends * Economic Trends * Transportation Trends * Communication Trends * Social Trends * Military Trends * Part Two: Special Features - Environmental Features * Economic Features * Social Features * Notes * The Vital Signs Series

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  • ISBN13: 9781853837463
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9781853837463
  • ISBN10: 1853837466

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