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Title Sustainability indicators : a scientific assessment / edited by Tomáš Hák, Bedřich Moldan, Arthur Lyon Dahl ;; a project of SCOPE, the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment, of the International Council for Science.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : Island Press, [2007]


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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 413 pages) : illustrations, map.
Series SCOPE series
SCOPE report ;; 67.
Note "UNEP ;; ICSU ;; European Environment Agency ;; IHDP.";
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Challenges to sustainability indicators -- Part I: Crosscutting Issues -- Chapter 2. Meeting conceptual challenges -- Chapter 3. Identifying methodological challenges -- Chapter 4. Ensuring policy relevance -- Part II: General Approaches -- Chapter 5. Indicators: boring statistics or the key to sustainable development? -- Chapter 6. Sustainability indicators: an economist's view -- Chapter 7. The institutional dimension of sustainable development -- Part III: Methodological Aspects -- Chapter 8. Frameworks for environmental assessment and indicators at the EEA -- Chapter 9. Frameworks for policy integration indicators, sustainable development and for evaluating complex scientific evidence -- Chapter 10. Integrated assessment and indicators -- Chapter 11. Qualitative Systems Sustainability Index: A new type of sustainability indicators -- Part IV: System and Sectoral Approaches -- Chapter 12. Indicators of natural resource use and consumption -- Chapter 13. Indicators to measure decoupling of environmental pressure from economic growth -- Chapter 14. Geobiosphere load: proposal for an index -- Chapter 15. Sustainable development and the use of health-and-environment indicators -- Chapter 16. Biodiversity indicators -- Chapter 17. Human appropriation of net primary production (HANPP) as indicator for pressures on biodiversity -- Part V: Case Studies -- Chapter 18. The development of UK sustainable development indicators: making indicators work -- Chapter 19. Developing tools for the assessment of sustainable development in the province of Brabant, the Netherlands -- Chapter 20. Sustainability assessment indicators: development and practice in China -- Chapter 21. A Core set of UNEP/GEP Indicators amidst global environmental indices, indicators and data -- Chapter 22. Further work is needed to develop sustainable development indicators -- Chapter 23. The Yale and Columbia Universities' Environmental Sustainability Index 2005 -- Annex. Menu of Selected Sustainable Development Indicators -- List of Contributors -- SCOPE Series List -- SCOPE Executive Committee 2005-2008.
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Subject Environmental indicators.
Sustainable development -- Evaluation.
Environmental monitoring -- Evaluation.
NATURE -- Natural Resources.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Environmental Economics.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Green Business.
Environmental indicators. (OCoLC)fst00913102
Environmental monitoring -- Evaluation. (OCoLC)fst00913222
Sustainable development -- Evaluation. (OCoLC)fst01139740
Desenvolvimento sustentável.
Monitoramento ambiental.
Sustentabilidade (indicadores)
Nachhaltige Entwicklung.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung.
Added Author Hák, Tomáš, 1961-
Moldan, Bedřich.
Dahl, Arthur L.
International Council for Science. Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment.
Other Form: Print version: Sustainability indicators. Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2007 (DLC) 2006035641
ISBN 9781435642362 (electronic bk.)
1435642368 (electronic bk.)
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