Release Date:29 Apr 2014

State of the World 2014

Governing for Sustainability

By The Worldwatch Institute
Island Press

The diverse efforts of grassroots movements around the world are thesubject of the latest volume in the Worldwatch Institute’sesteemed State of the World series. The 2014 edition examinesboth barriers to responsible governance and success stories. Theresult is a clear-eyed yet ultimately optimistic assessment ofcitizens’ ability to govern for sustainability. By highlightingboth obstacles and opportunities, State of the World 2014shows how to effect change within and beyond the halls of government.This volume will be especially useful for policymakers, environmentalnonprofits, and students of environmental studies, sustainability, oreconomics.

Worldwatch was the first independent researchinstitute devoted to the analysis of global environmental concerns. Itquickly became recognized by opinion leaders around the world for itsaccessible, fact-based analysis of critical global issues.
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