In Search of Sustainability
What must we do to achieve a sustainable society? Unfortunately there is no one answer. The first steps towards sustainability cover a whole spectrum of economic, social and environmental issues. In this volume Australian leaders from a wide range of fields discuss the key issues we must address if we are to move towards a more just and sustainable society. They identify the major concerns and challenges for achieving sustainability, including: Human health; Water resources; Land use and natural ecosystems; Energy, equity and peace; Economic systems; Climate change; Labour forces and work; Transportation and urban design; Population; Achieving sustainability will require major changes in our current approaches. The thought-provoking chapters in this book provide a solid introduction to the issues in the search for a genuine path to sustainability.
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- Paperback | 200 pages
- 147.3 x 205.7 x 15.2mm | 294.84g
- 30 Jan 2005
- CSIRO Publishing
- Melbourne, Australia
About Bryan Furnass
Jenny Goldie is national president of Sustainable Population Australia and also active in peak oil and climate change organizations. She is a former science teacher and communicator.