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ERIC Number: ED304308
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 271
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-393-30567-8
ISSN: N/A
State of the World: 1989. A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress toward a Sustainable Society.
Brown, Lester R.; And Others
There are more people being affected by environmental change than ever before. The deterioration of the earth's physical condition appears to be accelerating. This sixth in a series of annual reports is a collection of 10 essays detailing the major threats to global environmental security and possible responses to them. Included are: (1) "A World at Risk" (Lester R. Brown, Christopher Flavin, and Sandra Postel); (2) "Halting Land Degradation" (Sandra Postel); (3) "Reexamining the World Food Prospect" (Lester R. Brown); (4) "Abandoning Homelands" (Jodi L. Jacobson); (5) "Protecting the Ozone Layer" (Cynthia Pollock Shea); (6) "Rethinking Transportation" (Michael Renner); (7) "Responding to AIDS" (Lori Heise); (8) "Enhancing Global Security" (Michael Renner); (9) "Mobilizing at the Grassroots" (Alan B. Durning); and (10) "Outlining a Global Action Plan" (Lester R. Brown, Christopher Flavin, and Sandra Postel). The report concludes with a statement of the belief that the 1990s needs to be a turn-around decade. (CW)
Worldwatch Institute, 1776 Massachusetts Ave, Washington, DC 20036 ($9.95 paper; ISBN-0-393-02638-8 hard cover).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Worldwatch Inst., Washington, DC.
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