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Publisher TERI Press
ISBN 9788179935750
Author: Rajendra K. Pachauri
Print Enabled 15%
Number of Pages 253
Available Available in all digital devices
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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.
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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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