Agenda for a sustainable America

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  • Creator John C. Dernbach, editor
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Washington, D.C. : ELI Press, Environmental Law Institute, 2009.
  • Physical Details
    • xxvii, 509 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9781585761333, 1585761338
  • OCLC ocn213309569

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Sustainable development and the United States / by John C. Dernbach -- Progress toward sustainability : a report card / by the contributing authors -- Agenda for a sustainable America / Local governance and sustainability : major progress, significant challenges / by Jonathan D. Weiss -- Brownfields development : from individual sites to smart growth / by Joel B. Eisen -- Business and industry : transitioning to sustainability / by Ira Robert Feldman -- Higher education : more and more laboratories for inventing a sustainable future / by Wynn Calder and Julian Dautremont-Smith -- Kindergarten through twelfth grade education : fragmentary progress in equipping students to think and act in a challenging world / by Carmela Federico and Jaimie Cloud -- Religion and ethics focused on sustainability / by Dieter T. Hessel -- Sustainable and unsustainable developments in the U.S. energy system / by Mark D. Levine and Nathaniel T. Aden -- Materials : from high consumption to more sustainable resource use / by Amit Kapur and Thomas E. Graedel -- The importance of curbing and ending population growth to achieve sustainability / by Anne H. Ehrlich and James Salzman -- Poverty : greening the tax and transfer system to create more opportunities / by Jonathan Barry Forman -- Freshwater : sustaining use by protecting ecosystems / by Robert W. Adler -- Oceans and estuaries : the Ocean Commissions' unfulfilled vision / by Robin Kundis Craig -- Air quality : the need to replace basic technologies with cleaner alternatives / by David M. Driesen -- Climate change : the unmet obligation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions / by Donald A. Brown -- Biodiversity conservation : an unrealized aspiration / by A. Dan Tarlock and Andrew Zabel -- Sustainable forestry : moving from concept to consistent practice / by Federico Cheever and Ward J. Scott -- Toxic chemicals and pesticides : not yet preventing pollution / by Lynn R. Goldman -- Hazardous waste and superfund : few changes and little progress / by Joel A. Mintz -- Municipal solid waste : building stronger connections to jobs and the economy / by Marian Chertow -- Land use : blending smart growth with social equity and climate change mitigation / by Patricia Salkin -- Transportation : challenges and choices / by Trip Pollard -- International trade : sustainability as a multilateral, bilateral, and regional effort / by Kevin C. Kennedy -- Official development assistance : toward funding for sustainability / by Royal C. Gardner and Ezequiel Lugo -- Financing sustainable development / by Smita Nakhooda, Frances Seymour, and Sabina Ahmed -- Lead poisoning and pollution : opportunities for internationalized solutions / by K.W. James Rochow -- State governance : leadership on climate change / by Kirsten H. Engel and Marc L. Miller -- Public access to information, participation, and justice : forward and backward steps toward an informed and engaged citizenry / by Carl Bruch, Frances Irwin, and Gary D. Bass -- National governance : still stumbling toward sustainability / by John C. Dernbach
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