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Helena Norberg-Hodge - The Cost Of Development
They are subsidizing this shift, often in hidden ways. But when you start ... Alan: So the best leverage points for affecting Third World development are actually in the industrial countries? Helena: It's a dance back and forth. In the developing world, people want to ...
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Robert Gilman - Structural Violence
GNP/p. Among the "rich" countries, life expectancy is consistently high and is relatively unaffected by GNP. The dividing line between ... of 70 years. This value is surprisingly close to the average life expectancy for the industrial countries (72 years), and is even not that far below the maximum national life expectancy of ...
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May 9, 2005: Oil and Food: A Rising Security Challenge
Food today travels farther than ever, with fruits and vegetables in western industrial countries often logging 2,500–4,000 kilometers from farm to store. Increasingly open world ... Walker, “How Sustainable Agriculture Can Address the Environmental and Human Health Harms of Industrial Agriculture,” Center for a Livable Future, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, ...
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Linkages Coverage of United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change, COP-3, Earth Negotiations Bulletin
SoundBytes 2 December Michael Zammit-Cutajar, UNFCCC Executive Secretary, tells COP-3 that certain industrial sectors have unashamedly played games with the science of climate change in their propaganda. ... needs to see from developing countries. Entire Interview (8:31) Latest on US vs. EU Positions (1:48) Developing countries agreement down the road? (0:30) Industrial Countries must get their act ...
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MA Desertification Synthesis
The report shows infant mortality in drylands in developing countries averages about 54 children per 1,000 live births, 10 times that of industrial countries. Importantly, the rate in such drylands is twice as high as that of other, non-dryland regions in developing countries. The authors rank desertification – ...
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Books from the Earth Policy Institute - Plan B 2.0: Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble
China now consumes more than the United States of ... where all countries are competing for the same oil, grain, and steel, the existing economic model will not work for industrial countries either. ... and restore hope in order to elicit participation of the developing countries; and (3) a systematic effort to restore natural systems. ...
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Construction: Environmentally-friendly, Sustainable Building Products, Design and Architecture, Green Building Products, Non Toxic Paints, Sealers and Finishes
Water pollution; competes with agriculture and ecosystems for water Comparable in industrial countries to municipal solid waste generation, adding to landfill problems, such as leaching of heavy metals ...
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The Heat Is Online
The Clean Energy Transition The Plan involves three interacting strategies which include: * In industrial countries, withdrawing subsidies from fossil fuels and establishing equivalent subsidies for clean energy sources; * ... (While Monbiot's plan is specific to the UK, most elements apply to all industrial countries.) Al Gore's 10 Point Legislative Plan US Pirg's: "Rising to the Challenge ...
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Remaking industrial civilization
After once seeing environmental issues as mainly of concern to industrial countries ... below'. But this is hardly surprising. 'We are faced with the remaking of industrial civilization. Major revolutions or major shifts like this are obviously not usually driven ...
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SD @ Interactive Thematic Session on Energy at the Third United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) - 17 May 2001, Belgium
Thematic Session on Energy at the Third United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) - 17 May 2001, Belgium Linkages Home Sustainable Developments Interactive Thematic Session on ... Parliament from 14-20 May 2001. The Session was organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) ...
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