Area Studies - Regional Sustainable Development:USA and Canada

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Lawrence C. Nkemdirim
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2
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2009
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Area Studies - Regional Sustainable Development Review: Canada and USA theme is a component of Encyclopedia of Area Studies - Regional Sustainable Development Review in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias.

This theme on Area Studies - Regional Sustainable Development Review: Canada and USA reviews, in two volumes, initiatives and activities towards sustainable development in Canada and USA such as: International Cooperation in Sustainable Development; Canada and USA: Demographic Dynamics and Sustainability; Promotion and Protection of Human Health in the Context of Sustainable Development; Integration of Environment and Development in Decision Making; Protection of the Atmosphere, with Particular Reference to North America; Deforestation in North America; Protection of Fresh Water Resources - Canada and the United States of America; Hazardous Waste Management; Safe and Environmentally Sound Management of Radioactive Wastes in Canada and the USA; Global Action for Women Towards Sustainable and Equitable Development: A Canada-US Perspective; Children, Youth and Sustainable Development; Strengthening the Role of Indigenous People and Their Communities in the Context of Sustainable Development; Strengthening the Role of NGOs; Local Authorities Initiatives in Support of Agenda 21 - Canada and USA; Strengthening the Role of Workers and Their Trade Unions; Technology Transfer and Sustainable Development; Collaboration for Sustainable Innovation; Information for Decision Making in Sustainable Development; Climate Change and Sustainable Development Canada. Although these presentations are with specific reference to Canada and USA, they provide potentially useful lessons for other regions as well. These two volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy Analysts, Managers, and Decision Makers, NGOs and GOs.

Lawrence C. Nkemdirim, Ph.D. (University of London, England), is Professor of Climatology and Hydrology at the University of Calgary, Canada. He acts as a consultant to governments and industry on the environment and has served on commissions and working groups on the environment at levels ranging from local to international. He holds the chair of the Commission on Climatology of the International Geographical Union

Table of Contents (24 Chapters)
  • 1. Canada and the United States of America: Overview of the Physical and Human Dimensions of Life Support Systems

    Lawrence C. Nkemdirim and Dianne Draper
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  • 2. International Cooperation in Sustainable Development

    James Busumtwi-Sam
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  • 3. Canada and USA: Demographic Dynamics and Sustainability

    Alfonso Gonzalez
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  • 4. Promotion and Protection of Human Health in the Context of Sustainable Development

    Fran E. Scott
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    Volume : 1
  • 5. Integration of Environment and Development in Decision Making

    Stephen D. Hill
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  • 6. Protection of the Atmosphere, with Particular Reference to North America

    Henry G. Hengeveld
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  • 7. Towards an Integrated Sustainable Management of Fisheries

    Håkan Eggert
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  • 8. Deforestation in North America: Past, Present and Future

    Tara L. Tchir and Edward Johnson,Lawrence Nkemdirim
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  • 9. Sustainability Review: Mountain Environments

    Kenneth Hewitt
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  • 10. Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

    Ann Dale
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  • 11. Protection of Fresh Water Resources - Canada and the United States of America

    Lawrence C. Nkemdirim and Mark Peterson
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  • 12. Hazardous Waste Management

    J. P. A. Hettiaratchi, M.G. Dissanayake and N.M. To
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  • 13. Safe and Environmentally Sound Management of Radioactive Wastes in Canada and the USA

    Theodore Agard,David A. Waite
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  • 14. Sustainable Development in Canada and the USA: Implications, Actors and Responses

    Tony Weis,Anita Krajnc
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  • 15. Global Action for Women Towards Sustainable and Equitable Development: A Canada-US Perspective

    Catharine E. Warren
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  • 16. Children, Youth and Sustainable Development

    David Gruenewald and Kathryn Herr
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  • 17. Strengthening the Role of Indigenous People and Their Communities in the Context of Sustainable Development

    Mike Robinson
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  • 18. Local Authorities Initiatives in Support of Agenda 21 - Canada and USA

    Caroline Andrew, Luc Juillet and Geneviève Bellemare
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  • 19. Strengthening the Role of Workers and Their Trade Unions - Canada and USA

    Laurel Sefton MacDowell
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  • 20. Technology Transfer and Sustainable Development

    Anouk Kendall,John Kendall
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  • 21. Collaboration for Sustainable Innovation

    Richard Smith
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  • 22. Information for Decision Making in Sustainable Development

    T.A. Birkland and J. Krausnick
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  • 23. Climate Change and Sustainable Development Canada - U.S.A. Responses

    James Bruce
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  • 24. Meeting Energy Needs in the Twenty-First Century

    Robindra Nath Basu Ph.D., P. Eng.
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