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Sustainable development

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Global Challenge, Global Opportunity: Trends in Sustainable Development

As part of the upcoming 2002 Johannesburg Summit, the United Nations report "Global Challenge, Global Opportunity: Trends in Sustainable Development" was issued on August 13, 2002. The report, in part, tells that "if current patterns of development continue, nearly half of the world's people will suffer from water shortages within the next 25 years, the use of fossil fuels, along with greenhouse...

https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/crit...
Disposable Planet

BBC Online presents this six-part special on sustainable development. Created in anticipation of the now concluded Johannesburg Summit, this Web site provides a valuable resource for viewers wishing to learn more about sustainable development and related issues. The Web site consists of an overview and six sections: Population, Food, Cities, Waste, Tourism, and Energy. The sections offer an...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/static/in_depth/world/2002/...
Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment

Since the days when John Muir walked across its campus, there has been a keen interest in the environment at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment keeps this tradition alive through its different projects and publications. Perhaps the best part of the site is the Atlas of the Biosphere, which contains numerous maps documenting...

https://sage.nelson.wisc.edu
The Buckminster Fuller Institute

Presaging the movements of political ecology, "smart growth", sustainable development and other trends of the past three decades, R. Buckminster Fuller remains one of the most misunderstood Renaissance individuals of the 20the century. Today, Mr. Fuller is most well known for inventing the geodesic dome, which he hoped would become a model for low-cost housing across the world. Over his life, Mr....

https://www.bfi.org
WFEO ComTech: Engineers and Sustainable Development

The World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) and its Committee on Technology outline on this Web site the roles of engineers for sustainable development. There is specific attention given to environmental protection and restoration with respect to energy use, natural resource extraction, and transportation. Worldwide progress toward sustainable development is considered, especially...

https://www.wfeo.org/newsletters/
International Year of Freshwater 2003

Near the conclusion of the year 2000, the United Nations General Assembly created a resolution to proclaim 2002 as the International Year of Freshwater. Given the importance of freshwater to all human, plant, and animal life, this designation seems altogether fitting and timely. As the resolution notes, it is hoped that many governments and political actors will use the year to increase awareness...

http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=8041&URL_DO=DO_TOP...
Planetizen: The Planning and Development Network

Over the past few decades, many ideas in the field of planning have become almost buzz-words in the popular press, including Sustainable Developmentā€ and New Urbanism. With the increased interest in planning, PLANetizen was created three years ago as "a public-interest information exchange for the urban planning and development community." The site features a host of frequently updated links to...

https://www.planetizen.com/
Engineering Resources: The Engineers Forum on Sustainability

Cosponsored by three prominent engineering societies, the Engineers Forum on Sustainability was founded to "help promote the principles and practice of sustainability." The forum's newsletter can be viewed at this site. It contains information on worldwide activities and developments in the field of sustainability, including educational initiatives, environmental protection programs, international...

https://www.aiche.org/efs/resources-and-articles
USAID: U.S. Agency for International Development

Tracing its historical genesis to the Marshall Plan, the U.S. Agency for International Devlopment (USAID), was officially established on November 3, 1961 by President John F. Kennedy. With this act, USAID became "the first U.S. foreign assistance organization whose primary emphasis was on long-range economic and social development assistance efforts." New visitors will want to begin their browsing...

https://www.usaid.gov/
MIT: Global System for Sustainable Development

Global System for Sustainable Development (GSSD) is a project of the Global Accords Consortium for Sustainable Development that is "dedicated to internationalization of knowledge access, provision & sharing for 'reducing the gap between knowledge & policy.'" Housed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), GSSD is "a multi-dimensional knowledge networking system" that combines public and...

https://gssd.mit.edu
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