The Summary Report - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080246178, 9781483157184

The Summary Report

1st Edition

Special Edition with the Environment Projections and the Government Projections and the Government's Global Model

Authors: Gerald O. Barney
eBook ISBN: 9781483157184
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1980
Page Count: 376
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The Global 2000 Report to the President of the U.S.: Entering the 21st Century, Volume I: The Summary Report focuses on the Global 2000 Study, particularly noting the issues on the environment, population, and natural resources. The book first offers information on the findings and conclusions of the study and environment projections. Topics include water, energy, and forestry projections and the environment; climate changes and the environment; and gross national product (GNP) projections and the environment. The manuscript then examines the “Government's Global Model,“ including the analysis of the foundation, interpretation of projections, and strengthening the foundation. The text examines the elements of the ""Government's Global Model."" These include population, GNP, climate, technology, food, fisheries, forestry, water, energy, and fuel minerals. The book also surveys some of the studies and task forces whose findings might be helpful to those trying to provide methods and instructions in support of decision-making for international efforts in population, resources, and the environment. The manuscript will surely serve readers interested in the study of international efforts on population, resources, and the environment.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface Chapter 1 Summary Major Findings and Conclusions The Study in Brief Entering the Twenty-First Century Chapter 2 Environment Projections The Population Projections and the Environment The GNP Projections and the Environment Climate Changes and the Environment The Technology Projections and the Environment The Food and Agriculture Projections and the Environment The Projections and the Marine Environment The Forestry Projections and the Environment The Water Projections and the Environment The Energy Projections and the Environment The Nonfuel Minerals Projections and the Environment Closing the Loops References Chapter 3 The Government's Global Model: The Present Foundation Appendix A Lessons From the Past Index


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