Год издания: 2004
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Book DescriptionResponsible Growth for the New Millennium contends that economic growth is essential for development, but that it is not enough. It presents a vision of a responsible approach to growth ? sustainable growth in consumption, healthfulness, human capital, environmental quality and social equity ? that can achieve a far more equitable world in 2050. Conceiving the sheer scale of the world economy in 2050 (as much as four times the current economy) this book raises stark questions: How resource and pollution-intensive will this economy be, particularly in the developing world? How will critical resources, such as biodiversity, be shielded from development pressures? How will we deal with impending water scarcity? Achieving responsible growth will require concerted efforts in establishing a more balanced relationship between rich and poor countries, opening up trade, fostering agricultural productivity, delivering water and energy, managing the environment and...