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State Of The World 2001: A Worldwatch Institute Report On Progress Toward A Sustainable Society Lester Russell Brown

State Of The World 2001: A Worldwatch Institute Report On Progress Toward A Sustainable Society

Lester Russell Brown

Published January 1st 2001
ISBN : 9781853837692
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275 pages
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The most difficult challenge the world faces is: how to build an environmentally sustainable economy before we do permanent damage to the natural systems that support our global civilization. From the thinning of the Arctic sea ice to the invasion ofMoreThe most difficult challenge the world faces is: how to build an environmentally sustainable economy before we do permanent damage to the natural systems that support our global civilization. From the thinning of the Arctic sea ice to the invasion of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus, State of the World 2001 shows how the economic boom of the 1990s has damaged natural systems. The increasingly visible evidence of environmental deterioration is only the tip of a much more dangerous problem: the growing inequities in wealth and income between countries and within countries, inequities that will generate enormous social unrest and pressure for change.