Taking Action: An Environmental Guide for You and Your Community

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A publication which offers clear explanations on how to address many of the environmental problems plaguing the planet. Although intended for individuals & community service organizations, it will be of great interest to all those concerned with the well-being of the earth & its inhabitants.
 

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I researched and wrote this book for the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) back in 1994/1995. Its focus on localizing Agenda 21 remains relevant today with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Unfortunately it is out of print, but I am please to see it here on Google Books.

Contents

The Global Response
8
The Role of Communities
23
Organizing for Community Action
33
Speaking with Authority
48
Population and Consumption
65
Seeking Solutions to Unsustainable Population Growth
73
Energy
81
Biogas Success
87
Addressing the Individual
120
Biodiversity
127
Sources of Water Pollution
142
Seeking Solutions
155
Seeking Solutions
168
Feed the Soil Not the Crop
181
Basic Facts
191
Appendix 1
201

Waste
95
Addressing the Individual
101
The Atmosphere
107
Acid Rain
114
Appendix 2
211
List of Key Organizations
219
Index 225
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