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  1. State of the World 2011

    Innovations that Nourish the Planet

    By Worldwatch Institute

    Over the last two years, Worldwatch's Nourishing the Planet team has travelled to 25 sub-Saharan African nations - the places where hunger is greatest - and uncovered a treasure trove of innovations from farmers groups, private voluntary organizations, universities, and even agribusiness companies....

    Published January 12th 2011 by Routledge

  2. State of the World 2010

    Transforming Cultures from Consumerism to Sustainability, 27th Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    Many of the environmental and social problems we face today are symptoms of a deeper systemic failing: a dominant cultural paradigm that encourages living in ways that are often directly counter to the realities of a finite planet. This paradigm, typically referred to as 'consumerism,' has already...

    Published January 15th 2010 by Routledge

  3. State of the World 2009

    Confronting Climate Change, 26th Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    The year 2009 will be pivotal for Earth's climate. As scientists warn that we have only a few years to reverse the rise in greenhouse gas emissions if we are to avoid abrupt and catastrophic climate change, the world community has agreed to finalize negotiations on a new climate agreement in...

    Published January 27th 2009 by Routledge

  4. State of the World 2008

    Ideas and Opportunities for Sustainable Economies, 25th Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    The environmentalist's bible' Times Higher Education Supplement. 'Essential reading' The Good Book Guide. 'The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and accessible summaries ... on the global environment' E. O. Wilson, Pulitzer Prize winner. Celebrating its 25th year of publication, State of the World...

    Published December 18th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Biofuels for Transport

    Global Potential and Implications for Sustainable Energy and Agriculture

    By Worldwatch Institute

    The world is on the verge of an unprecedented increase in the production and use of biofuels for transport. The combination of rising oil prices, issues of security, climate instability and pollution, deepening poverty in rural and agricultural areas, and a host of improved technologies, is...

    Published July 31st 2007 by Routledge

  6. Vital Signs 2005-2006

    The Trends that are Shaping our Future

    By The Worldwatch Institute

    'VITAL SIGNS does for the environment what stock market indicators do for the City. But it says more about the future of our world than the FTSE ever can ' BBC Wildlife Magazine 'VITAL SIGNS is a sharply focused snapshot of the world? Ideal for dipping into ? it makes fascinating reading ' New...

    Published August 1st 2005 by Routledge

  7. State of the World 2005

    Global Security, 22nd Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    State of the World 2005 takes a new and deeper look at the theme that has dominated international politics since 9/11: security. Not the armed conflicts that occur when it breaks down, but the underlying social, economic and environmental pressures which determine how threatened and vulnerable...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  8. State of the World 2004

    Progress Towards a Sustainable Society, 21st Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    State of the World 2004 takes a fresh look at the trends that have put the global economy on a collision course with the Earth's ecosystems. This year's edition has a special focus on the theme of consumption. It questions whether a less-consumptive society is possible; and concludes that it is...

    Published January 1st 2004 by Routledge

  9. Vital Signs 2003-2004

    The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

    By Worldwatch Institute

    This annual volume from the Worldwatch Institute gives prominence to key trends that often escape the attention of the news media, world leaders and economic experts. The book distils 36 vital signs of our times from thousands of governmental, industrial and scientific sources, allowing readers to...

    Published July 1st 2003 by Routledge

  10. State of the World 2003

    Progress Towards a Sustainable Society, 20th Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    This volume takes a look at the trends that have put the global economy on a collision course with the Earth's ecosystems. It aims to provide a vital synthesis ranging across a wide spectrum of both the social and natural sciences. Published annually in 28 languages, each edition draws on the...

    Published March 1st 2003 by Routledge

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