Global Environmental Sustainability

Written By Choy Yee Keong
Global Environmental Sustainability
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 October 2020
  • ISBN : 0128224134
  • Pages : 464 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Global Environmental Sustainability written by Choy Yee Keong which was release on 31 October 2020, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Global Environmental Sustainability: Case Studies and Analysis of the United Nations’ Journey toward Sustainable Development presents an integrated, interdisciplinary analysis of sustainable development, addressing global environmental problems in the contemporary world. It critically examines current actions being taken on global and local scales, particularly in relation to the UN’s efforts to promote sustainable development. This approach is supported by empirical analysis, drawing upon a host of interweaving insights spanning economics, politics, ecology, environmental philosophy, and ethics, among others. As a result, it offers a comprehensive and well-balanced assessment of the overall perspective of sustainable development supported by in-depth content analysis, theoretical evaluation, empirical and actual case studies premised on solid data, and actual field work. Also, the book marks a milestone in placing the Covid-19 pandemic into a perspective for understanding the universality of human collective environmental behavior and action. By utilizing in-depth analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, and challenging the status quo of what is expected in the global approach to sustainable development, Global Environmental Sustainability provides the theory and methodology of empirical sustainable development which is especially germane to our advanced society today, which is deeply entrenched in a crisis of environmental morality. More particularly, it serves as a salient source of moral reconstitution of society grounded in empirical reality to liberate man’s excessive spirit of individualism and self-aggrandizement to the detriment of the environment. Epistemologically, the book furnishes a remarkable tour de force with a new level of analytical insight to help researchers, practitioners, and policymakers in sustainability and environmental science, as well as the many other disciplines involved in sustainable development, to better understand sustainability from a new perspective and provides a methodological direction to pursue solutions going forward. Provides a systematic exposition of sustainable development in all its complexity, with all the chapters complementing each other in an integral way Presents extensive empirical evidence of various environmental problems across the world including China, the United States, Canada, Southeast Asia, South America and Africa, and the extent to which the United Nations has succeeded in driving toward global environmental sustainability Provides a cogent examination of the treatment of our global commons by some of the world’s most powerful leaders Includes data from field studies and in-depth interviews with indigenous people in Borneo’s rainforests of the Malaysian state of Sarawak most affected by environmental change

Global Environmental Sustainability

Global Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : Choy Yee Keong
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-10-31
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : Global Environmental Sustainability: Case Studies and Analysis of the United Nations’ Journey toward Sustainable Development presents an integrated, interdisciplinary analysis of sustainable development, addressing global environmental problems in the contemporary world. It critically examines current actions being taken on global and local scales, particularly in relation to the UN’s ...

Global Environmental Sustainability

Global Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : Choy Yee Keong
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-11-30
  • Total pages : 466
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : Global Environmental Sustainability: Case Studies and Analysis of the United Nations' Journey toward Sustainable Development presents an integrated, interdisciplinary analysis of sustainable development, addressing global environmental problems in the contemporary world. It critically examines current actions being taken on global and local scales, particularly in relation to the UN's efforts ...

Promoting Global Environmental Sustainability and Cooperation

Promoting Global Environmental Sustainability and Cooperation
  • Author : Idris, Sofia
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2018-06-08
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : Due to natural factors and human activity, nature has been changing since the beginning of time. As the environment continuously undergoes such transitions, it is necessary for society to understand the complex interdependency between nature and humanity to promote global sustainability. Promoting Global Environmental Sustainability and Cooperation is a pivotal ...

Environmental Sustainability

Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : Fraser Smith
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02-05
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : In 1994, representatives from all over the world met in Costa Rica to discuss the impact of ecological economics on developing countries. That groundbreaking conference laid the foundation for this new collection of research on environmental sustainability. While most discussions on sustainable development focus on the industrialized nations, Environmental Sustainability: Practical ...

Sustainability and Global Environmental Policy

Sustainability and Global Environmental Policy
  • Author : Andrew K. Dragun,Kristin M. Jakobsson
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Pub
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 319
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : An exploration of contemporary environmental policy. It examines key issues and proposes strategies for environmental problems in the 21st century, and argues that current human activities are not sustainable. It calls for a fundamental change in the way that the environment is perceived....

Social Work and Sustainability in Asia

Social Work and Sustainability in Asia
  • Author : Alice M. L. Chong,Iris Chi
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-01-22
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : The rapid trend of globalization has brought with it a variety of sustainability challenges, including global climate change, biodiversity loss, poverty, and social inequalities, which are problems with unclear boundaries, complicated interrelated components, undefined parameters, contradictory values, and no single solution. Social work has a long-standing tradition of emphasizing the ...

Local Agenda 21

Local Agenda 21
  • Author : KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa). Department of Local Government and Housing,Isikhungusethu Environmental Services,Wildlife and Environment Society of SA.
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 56
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : Download or read online Local Agenda 21 written by KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa). Department of Local Government and Housing,Isikhungusethu Environmental Services,Wildlife and Environment Society of SA., published by which was released on 1999. Get Local Agenda 21 Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Crisis of Global Environmental Governance

The Crisis of Global Environmental Governance
  • Author : Jacob Park,Ken Conca,Professor of International Relations Ken Conca,Matthias Finger
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2008-03-27
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : More than twenty years after the Bruntland Commission report, Our Common Future, we have yet to secure the basis for a serious approach to global environmental governance. The failed 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development showed the need for a new approach to globalization and sustainability. Taking a critical perspective, rooted ...

Cities Networks and Global Environmental Governance

Cities  Networks  and Global Environmental Governance
  • Author : Sofie Bouteligier
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-10-18
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : As a result of global dynamics--the increasing interconnection of people and places--innovations in global environmental governance haved altered the role of cities in shaping the future of the planet. This book is a timely study of the importance of these social transformations in our increasingly global and increasingly urban world. ...

Cities and Climate Change

Cities and Climate Change
  • Author : Harriet Bulkeley,Michele Merrill Betsill
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 237
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : It argues that the formation and implementation of local climate change policy has been limited by the resources and powers of local government, and by conflicts between economic and environmental objectives....

Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance

Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance
  • Author : Jean-Frederic Morin,Amandine Orsini
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-09-01
  • Total pages : 310
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent international issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance synthesizes writing from an internationally diverse range ...

Global Environmental Governance and Small States

Global Environmental Governance and Small States
  • Author : Michelle Scobie
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-08-02
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : Global Environmental Governance gives the perspectives of small states on some of the most important issues of the anthropocene, from trade, climate change and energy security to tourism, marine governance, and heritage. Providing an in depth analysis of global environmental governance and its impact on Caribbean small island developing states (...

Global Justice and Neoliberal Environmental Governance

Global Justice and Neoliberal Environmental Governance
  • Author : Chukwumerije Okereke
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2007-09-03
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : This book is an ethical critique of existing approaches to sustainable development and international environmental cooperation, providing a detailed and structured account of the tensions, normative shifts and contradictions that currently characterize it. With specific focus on three environmental regimes, the volume explores the way various notions of justice feature ...

Local Economic Development and the Environment

Local Economic Development and the Environment
  • Author : David Gibbs
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 173
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : This book focuses upon the potential to integrate economic and environmental policies at the local and regional scale. Local initiatives are investigated to illustrate both the constraints and opportunities for local policy makers....

Sustainable Green Technologies for Environmental Management

Sustainable Green Technologies for Environmental Management
  • Author : Shachi Shah,V. Venkatramanan,Ram Prasad
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Total pages : 303
  • ISBN : 0128224134
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Summary : Our Earth is considered as a natural system which organizes and controls itself. However, the present scale of anthropogenic activity is unprecedented in the history of mankind compelling the intelligentia to ponder over the scientific causes of the problems, processes and sustainable and pragmatic solutions. The current rate of resource ...