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Environmental information in developing nations

politics and policies

by Anna da Soledade Vieira

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental policy -- Developing countries -- Information services.,
    • Environmental protection -- Developing countries -- Information services.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnna da Soledade Vieira.
      SeriesContributions in librarianship and information science,, no. 51
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC59.72.E5 V53 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 174 p. ;
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2848542M
      ISBN 100313234329
      LC Control Number84010728

      Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations, defined a developed country as "one that allows all its citizens to enjoy a free and healthy life in a safe environment".. Development can be measured by economic or human factors. Developing countries are, in general, countries that have not achieved a significant degree of industrialization relative to their populations, and have. 'Overall, the book provides an accessible entry point into green policy making that offers a general discussion, rather than a technical account, of renewable energy development. Summing Up: Recommended. All undergraduates; general readers interested in green development and environmental policy.'-- Q. M Duroy, Denison University, for CHOICE.

      4 – Environmental Management ISO technical committee ISO/TC , Environmental management, is responsible for developing and maintaining the ISO family of standards. The committee’s current portfolio consists of 21 published International Standards and other types of normative document, with another nine new or revised documents in. In the early s, an interest in women and their connection with the environment was sparked, largely by a book written by Esther Boserup entitled Woman's Role in Economic Development. Starting in the s, policy makers and governments became more mindful of the connection between the environment and gender issues. Changes began to be made regarding natural resource and environmental.

      developing nations on the shortsightedness of permissive environmental policies-this has been reflected in World Bank project appraisal criteria, national development as-sistance programs, etc. In response, the developing countries have demanded "environmental reparations" in the form of greatly increased assistance in improving their. “The environmental movement I helped found has lost its objectivity, morality and humanity. The pain and suffering it is inflicting on families in developing countries must no longer be tolerated. Eco-Imperialism is the first book I’ve seen that tells the truth and lays it on the line.


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