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- DescriptionThis book looks at how to achieve a more secure level of global sustainability and gathers recommendations. First, the relationship between globalization and sustainability is analyzed, together with arguments on the necessity of a paradigm shift in ecomic growth. Second, the paradigm shifts in socioecomic development are discussed in terms of social common capital, social discipline and ecomic valuation of the environment. Third, strategies for achieving a sustainable society are examined. Fourth is a presentation on adaptation for environmental change. Finally, policy recommendations for global sustainability are introduced, 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.
- Author(s)United Nations
- 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
- Height240 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Edited bySeiji Ikkatai,Susumu Lai,Takamitsu Sawa
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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