The Global 2000 Report to the President of the U.S. presents an interagency report of the 70-year record of Government concern relating to issues in population, resources, and environment. It discusses the interrelatedness of these three factors. It addresses all three topics from a relatively long-term, global perspective and emphasizes interconnections and feedback Some of the topics covered in the book are the projections of the population, climate, technology, and the food and agriculture. The analysis of these projections is covered. The tools used in the analysis are discussed. The text defines the meaning of mesarovic-pestel world model, carrying capacity, stability, diversity, and ecological buffering. A comparison of the resulting projections is presented. A chapter of the volume is devoted to the embassy reports on forestry and agricultural trends. Another section of the book focuses on the Latin American world model. The book will provide useful information to economists, political analysts, students and researchers.Table 6a12 suggests potential problems even in land-extensive areas of Africa and South America by 2000. ... However, the levels of pesticide and fertilizer use projected in Tables 6a14 and 6a15 are well below currently defined maxima.
|Title||:||The Global 2000 Report to the President of the U.S.|
|Author||:||Gerald O. Barney|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier - 2013-09-24|