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The Resource The long road to sustainability : the past, present, and future of international environmental law and policy, Alexander Gillespie

The long road to sustainability : the past, present, and future of international environmental law and policy, Alexander Gillespie

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The long road to sustainability : the past, present, and future of international environmental law and policy
Title
The long road to sustainability
Title remainder
the past, present, and future of international environmental law and policy
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Gillespie
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
For the last few thousand years, humanity has struggled to achieve sustainable development. Alexander Gillespie sees the problem as multi-faceted: a three legged stool of economic, social, and environmental conundrums have stalled the quest for the long term viability of both our species and the ecosystems in which we reside. Gillespie moves from the low life expectancy, excessive deforestation, and wetland drainage of the medieval period, through the species loss, coal burning, free trade, and poor waste management of the 17th and 18th centuries, and to the more recent concerns of climate change, unsustainable fisheries, and chemical pollutants. By delivering a comprehensive examination of human survival over the past millennium, Gillespie illustrates that the challenges we face are not new - that we now have the means to counter them, is
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YDX
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Gillespie, Alexander
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Sustainability
  • Natural resources
  • Environmental law
  • Environmental law
  • Natural resources
  • Sustainability
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The long road to sustainability : the past, present, and future of international environmental law and policy, Alexander Gillespie
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xxiii, 269 pages
Isbn
9780198819516
Lccn
2017957338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1007308734
Label
The long road to sustainability : the past, present, and future of international environmental law and policy, Alexander Gillespie
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xxiii, 269 pages
Isbn
9780198819516
Lccn
2017957338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1007308734

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