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- DescriptionThis book looks at how to achieve a more secure level of global sustainability and gathers recommendations. It analyzes the relationship between globalization and sustainability, evaluating arguments on the necessity of fundamental changes in ecomic growth and discusses the radical evolutions in socioecomic development in terms of social common capital, social discipline and ecomic valuation of the environment. The publication also examines strategies for achieving a sustainable society and presents an overview on adaptation for environmental change. Finally, it introduces policy recommendations for global sustainability, including those advocating a low-carbon society by 2050, a Green New Deal as a means of integrating policies, climate security, and international discipline.
- Author BiographyTakamitsu Sawa is adviser to the chief director of the Kyoto Sustainability Initiative and project professor at the Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University, Japan. Susumu Iai is chief director of the Kyoto Sustainability Initiative and professor at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University.Seiji Ikkatai is professor of economics at the Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University.
- PublisherUnited Nations University
- Date of Publication30/09/2011
- SubjectEnvironment & Planning
- Place of PublicationTokyo
- Country of PublicationJapan
- ImprintUnited Nations University
- Content Noteill.
- Weight553 g
- Width161 mm
- Height238 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Edited bySeiji Ikkatai,Susumu Lai,Takamitsu Sawa,United Nations
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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