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7. Sustainability

7. Sustainability  

Tim Lenton

in Earth System Science: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2016
Published Online: 
Feb 2016
eISBN: 
9780191788338
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198718871.003.0007
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chapter
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9780198718871
Whilst human transformation of the planet was initially unwitting, now we are increasingly collectively aware of it. This changes the Earth system fundamentally, because it means that one ... More
8. Solutions

8. Solutions  

Mark Maslin

in Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2014
Published Online: 
Oct 2014
eISBN: 
9780191788376
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198719045.003.0008
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chapter
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9780198719045
‘Solutions’ examines three types of solution to climate change. The first is adaptation, which is simply providing protection for the population, as we already know that there will be ... More
8. The future of development

8. The future of development  

Ian Goldin

in Development: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191799983
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.003.0008
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chapter
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9780198736257
‘The future of development’ considers some of the key challenges facing all countries: the sequencing of different policy reforms and investment efforts; the role of private investment and ... More
6. Sustainable development

6. Sustainable development  

Ian Goldin

in Development: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2018
Published Online: 
Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191799983
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.003.0006
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chapter
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9780198736257
The environment and development are intimately related yet this relationship has only recently come to the centre of development concerns. The 1987 Brundtland Report from the World ... More
Development: A Very Short Introduction

Development: A Very Short Introduction  

Ian Goldin

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2018
Published Online: 
Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191799983
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198736257.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198736257
What do we mean by development? How can citizens, governments, and the international community foster development? The process by which nations escape poverty and achieve economic and ... More

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