Provides resources, strategies, and information to learn more and to conduct research around Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), 8 international development goals that were established by the United Nations member states.
The Encyclopedia of Environment and Society brings together multiplying issues, concepts, theories, examples, problems, and policies, with the goal of clearly explicating an emerging way of thinking about people and nature.
It is possible to identify some constant global themes that thread through the encyclopedia. Two of the most prominent are: (1) the emerging socio-environmental problems that we face in the next century, and (2) the shifting and expanding theoretical tools available for explaining tackling these problems. The volume is also brimming full of an extremely diverse and vibrant range of theoretical tools to help explain and cope with our current world. Ed. by Paul Robbins.
The data presented here is extracted from UN-HABITAT's Global Urban Indicators database. The data is drawn from different sources: Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS); Multiple Indicators Cluster Surveys (MICS); various national household surveys;
Data on urbanization, traffic and congestion, and air pollution are from the United Nations Population Division, World Health Organization, International Road Federation, World Resources Institute, and other sources.
Searchable database of WRI publications. WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations.