ERIC Number: ED363495
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
State of the World 1992. A Worldwatch Institute Report on Progress toward a Sustainable Society.
Brown, Lester R.; And Others
This book is the 1992 report by Worldwatch Institute on the progress toward a sustainable society. The book contains 11 chapters discussing topics related to the theme: (1) "Denial in the Decisive Decade" (Sandra Postel); (2) "Conserving Biological Diversity" (John C. Ryan); (3) "Building a Bridge to Sustainable Energy" (Christopher Flavin); (4) "Confronting Nuclear Waste" (Nicholas Lenssen); (5) "Reforming the Livestock Economy" (Alan Thein Durning, and Holly B. Brough); (6) "Improving Women's Reproductive Health" (Jodi L. Jacobson); (7) "Mining the Earth" (John E. Young); (8) "Shaping Cities" (Marcia D. Lowe); (9) "Creating Sustainable Jobs in Industrial Countries" (Michael Renner); (10) "Strengthening Global Environmental Governance" (Hilary F. French); and (11) "Launching the Environmental Revolution" (Lester R. Brown). A list of tables and figures and an index are provided. (MDH)
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Ecology, Energy, Environmental Education, Hygiene, Mining, Reproduction (Biology), Social Change, Urban Planning
W. W. North & Company, Inc. 500 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10110 (clothback: ISBN-0-393-03082-2; paperback: ISBN-0-393-30834-0, $10.95 U.S. or $13.99 Canadian).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Worldwatch Inst., Washington, DC.