The Age of Sustainable Development
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 10 March 2015
  • ISBN : 9780231173155
  • Page : 544 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 voters
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Download or read online book entitled The Age of Sustainable Development, was written by Jeffrey D. Sachs and published by Columbia University Press in pdf, epub and kindle format. This book was released on 10 March 2015 with total pages 544. Jeffrey D. Sachs has shown himself to be one of the worldÕs most perceptive and original analysts of global development in his groundbreaking books, including The End of Poverty and Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet. Now, in this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic injustice. Sachs outlines the holistic way forward: sustainable development. This provocative work offers readers, students, activists, environmentalists, and policy makers the tools, metrics, and practical pathways they need to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. Far more than a rhetorical exercise, this book is designed to inform, inspire, and spur action. Based on SachsÕs twelve years as director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, his thirteen years advising the United Nations secretary-general on the Millennium Development Goals, and his recent presentation of these ideas in a popular online course, The Age of Sustainable Development is a landmark publication and a clarion call for all who care about our planet and global justice.


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Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Relase: 2019-10-29
ISBN: 9780815737841
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