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Building the future we want

  • Author(s): Rajendra K. Pachauri, Anne Paugam, Teresa Ribera and Laurence Tubiana
  • Size: 190 mm × 230 mm
  • Pages: 254
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9788179935750
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.655.00 / US $46.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 590.00 / US $42.00

Book Details

The 2015 edition of A Planet for Life reaches bookshelves in a landmark year for the world. A new development cooperation framework is being crafted while sustainable development goals (SDGs) are being laid out to address the 21st century’s most urgent sustainable development issues.

A Planet for Life provides first hand analysis and narrative of ongoing transformation and sustainable development challenges in key countries. It tours five continents to shed light on what countries and regions are actually doing to achieve sustainable development, tackling their own local – and global – problems, and exploring different pathways towards sustainability. It explores implementation issues and financing for development options more specifically, with an overview of key propositions for making sustainable development financing a lever to transform economies and societies.

 

Key Features:

  • Associate Editor: P.G. Dhar Chakrabarti, Raphael Jozan, Daniel Kamelgarn, Tancede Voituriez
  • Papers by leading international experts and scholars
  • New Perspectives from across the world
  • Numerous maps, charts, timelines and thematic focus essays
  • A wealth of ideas for specialists and non-specialists alike (policy makers, administrators, concerned citizens, development professionals, entrepreneurs, journalist, students and others)

 

Other books in "A Planet for Life" series:

  • Cities: steering towards sustainability   (ISBN: 9788179931318)
  • Innovation for Sustainable Development    (ISBN: 9788179935569)
  • Reducing Inequalities: a sustainable development challenge   (ISBN: 9788179935309)
  • Towards Agricultural Change?    (ISBN: 9788179934432)
  • Oceans: the new frontier   (ISBN: 9788179934029)

Table of Contents

    PART 1. TOWARDS A COMPREHENSIVE ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL CONTRACT

    • CHAPTER 1: 2015: Negotiating a common and sustainable future
    • CHAPTER 2: New configurations of actors for sustainable development
    • CHAPTER 3: Reinventing modes of participation in UN negotiations
       

    PART 2. HOW TERRITORIES ARE ADDRESSING THE ISSUE OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

    • CHAPTER 4: The pursuit of sustainable development in India
    • CHAPTER 5: Challenges of a turning point in development: Arab countries after the Spring
    • CHAPTER 6: The future of the Brazilian model of ‘sustainable agricultural growth’
    • CHAPTER 7: California plans for its 2050 climate future
    • CHAPTER 8: Japan: from frugal production to an anthropogenetic regime
       

    PART 3. REINVENTING DEVELOPMENT AND ITS FINANCING

    • CHAPTER 9: Financing the post-2015 sustainable development agenda
    • CHAPTER10: The expanding search for a carbon price
    • CHAPTER 11: Reinventing civilization

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