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Vital Signs 2005 The Worldwatch Institute

Vital Signs 2005

The Worldwatch Institute

Published May 17th 2005
ISBN : 9780393326895
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This annual volume distills the vital signs of our times, which often escape the attention of the media, world leaders, and economic experts, from thousands of government, industrial, and scientific documents. It tracks the major indicators thatMoreThis annual volume distills the vital signs of our times, which often escape the attention of the media, world leaders, and economic experts, from thousands of government, industrial, and scientific documents. It tracks the major indicators that show social, economic, and environmental progress, or the lack thereof. Vital Signs 2005 presents up-to-the-minute information on environmental and sustainable development topics, such as climate change, world population, energy, transgenic crops, HIV/AIDS, trade, and Internet use. Each trend is presented in text and graphics, providing a thorough, well-documented, and accessible overview. Vital Signs is an excellent companion to Worldwatchs acclaimed State of the World series.