The Age of Sustainable Development

The Age of Sustainable Development

Jeffrey D. Sachs


Jeffrey D. Sachs is among the world's so much perceptive and unique analysts of world improvement. during this significant new paintings he provides a compelling and useful framework for the way worldwide voters can use a holistic manner ahead to handle the likely intractable world wide difficulties of chronic severe poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic injustice: sustainable improvement.

Sachs bargains readers, scholars, activists, environmentalists, and coverage makers the instruments, metrics, and useful pathways they should in attaining Sustainable improvement targets. way over a rhetorical workout, this booklet is designed to notify, motivate, and spur motion. in line with Sachs's twelve years as director of the Earth Institute at Columbia college, his 13 years advising the United countries secretary-general at the Millennium improvement objectives, and his contemporary presentation of those rules in a favored on-line direction, The Age of Sustainable Development is a landmark book and clarion demand all who care approximately our planet and worldwide justice.

Visit http://cup.columbia.edu/extras/supplement/sachs-9780231173148 for added instructing fabrics for college students and teachers, together with bankruptcy summaries, key innovations, challenge units, and slides.

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