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Title Agenda 21 : the Earth Summit strategy to save our planet / introduction by Paul Simon ; edited by Daniel Sitarz.
Imprint Boulder, CO : EarthPress, [1993]

Subject Sustainable development.
Natural resources -- Management.
Economic development -- Environmental aspects.
Environmental policy -- International cooperation.
Alt Name Sitarz, Dan, 1948-
United Nations.
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (1992 : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Description x, 321 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
"The main text of this abridged version is based on the final official United Nations document Agenda 21 and the United Nations Guide to Agenda 21"--T.p. verso.
A United Nations document.
Contents Understanding AGENDA 21 -- Preamble to AGENDA 21 -- The quality of life on earth -- Efficient use of the earth's natural resources -- The protection of our global commons -- The management of human settlements -- Chemicals and the management of waste -- Sustainable economic growth -- Implementing AGENDA 21.
ISBN 093575511X
OCLC # 27144995
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Paul Simon 
Ch. 1Understanding AGENDA 211
 Editor's Note24
 Preamble to AGENDA 2128
Ch. 2The Quality of Life on Earth30
  Eradicating Poverty32
  Changing Resource Consumption Patterns38
  Controlling Population Growth43
  Raising the Level of Human Health49
Ch. 3Efficient Use of the Earth's Natural Resources60
  Land-Use Planning and Management63
  Fresh Water Resources68
  Energy Resources81
  Agriculture and Rural Development82
  Deserts and Droughts100
  Mountain Ecosystems109
  Biological Diversity114
Ch. 4The Protection of Our Global Commons129
  The Atmosphere131
  The Oceans144
Ch. 5The Management of Human Settlements170
  Adequate Shelter174
  Settlement Management176
  Land-Use Planning179
  Urban Environmental Infrastructure181
  Energy and Transportation187
  Disaster-Prone Areas190
  The Construction Industry193
  Human Resources195
Ch. 6Chemicals and The Management of Waste198
  Toxic Chemicals199
  Hazardous Wastes213
  Solid Waste Management221
  Radioactive Wastes230
Ch. 7Sustainable Economic Growth233
  International Trade Policies235
  Environment and Development in Decision-Making245
  Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technology257
Ch. 8Implementing AGENDA 21263
  The Role of Women264
  The Role of Youth266
  The Role of Children267
  The Role of Indigenous People268
  The Role of Private Organizations270
  The Role of Farmers272
  The Role of Local Authorities274
  The Role of Workers and Unions275
  The Role of Business and Industry277
  The Role of the Scientific and Technological Community281
  Providing Information284
  Information for Decision-Making301
  International Capacity-Building305
  The Financing of AGENDA 21307
  The Role of the United Nations311

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