Earth and Us

Earth and Us

Population – Resources – Environment – Development

1st Edition - March 29, 1991

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  • Editors: Mostafa Kamal Tolba, Asit K. Biswas
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483163574

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Earth and Us: Population, Resources, Environment, Development is a compilation of ideas and thoughts of leading international statesmen, political leaders, economists and environmentalists, on the complex interlinkages between man and his environment. The book examines aspects of the nexus between population, resources, environment and development, and presents ideas on what can be done in the future. The articles contained in the book covers various topics such as environmental concerns in the third world; climatic change, environment and development; environmental aspects of agricultural and rural development; and environmental protection and economic development. Environmentalists, ecologists, and policy makers will find the book highly insightful.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    Environment and Development

    Environmental Concerns in the Third World

    Climatic Change, Environment and Development

    Life on Earth

    Conservation for Development

    Our Common Future

    Ushering in the Era of Sustainable Development

    Environmental Aspects of Agricultural and Rural Development

    The Population Problem

    Sustainable Forestry Development

    Protecting the Atmosphere and Controlling Global Warming

    Environmental Protection and Economic Development: Guidelines for Sustainable Growth

    The Governance of Production: The Key to Environmental Quality

Product details

  • No. of pages: 116
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1991
  • Published: March 29, 1991
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483163574

About the Editors

Mostafa Kamal Tolba

Asit K. Biswas

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