(2015). Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world's most perceptive and original analysts of global development. Based on Sachs's twelve years as director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, his thirteen years advising the United Nations secretary-general on the Millennium Development Goals, and his recent presentation of these ideas in a popular online course, The Age of Sustainable Development is a landmark publication and clarion call for all who care about our planet and global justice. I concurrently took the MOOC on Coursera and this book exactly follows the lectures. Speaker: Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs Chair: Jonathan Leape . Random House, ISBN 978-0812994926; Sachs, Jeffrey (October 4, 2011). De som köpt den här boken har ofta också köpt Why Some Countries Developed While Others Stayed Poor 5. Previous page of related Sponsored Products, "A book that offers convincing historical and environmental thinking"-Kirkus Reviews. Corporate Governance You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. All in all I would recommend this book if you're looking to gain a broad understanding of sustainable global development. This books publish date is Mar 03, 2015 and it has a suggested retail price of $39.95. Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world's most perceptive and original analysts of global development. It outlines the fundamental issues of concern under the most recent global development agenda; the nature of which is related to the lives of everyone, irrespective of geography or wealth. Sachs outlines the holistic way forward: sustainable development. Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world's most perceptive and original analysts of global development. Jeffrey D. Sachs. It shows how the pattern of growth we have followed has placed intense strains on our planet and generated severe risks to our lives and livelihoods. -- James E. Hansen, director, Earth Institute Program in Climate Science, Awareness, and Solutions The Age of Sustainable Development is both sobering and inspiring: sobering because it presents in great detail the unprecedented challenges facing mankind; inspiring because it assures us that we can meet those challenges, if only we summon the will to act. Professor Sachs's book is a comprehensive summary of complex issues, but it breaks them down and makes them digestible and understandable while making the imperative clear. -- Hans Vestberg, CEO, Ericsson An important, comprehensive and remarkably accessible book-a standout in a sea ofjargon-laden titles that fail to explain and vivify this enormously complex topic Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Sweeping, enlightening, affecting, and invaluable, The Age of Sustainable Development should be available to everyone and consulted repeatedly. It is actually ten terrific books under one cover because its accounts of economics, history, health, development, education, gender issues, food, climate change and biological diversity are among the best available. I understood the basics of development before I read this, so none of the content was completely new to me but neither was I an expert. Tantor Audio; Unabridged edition (September 13, 2016), After helping scale 100's of Online Businesses, the author, Scott Oldford in this book shows you the 6 pillars for scaling a 7+ figure business.Â, Good 10 thousand foot view of development, Reviewed in the United States on October 27, 2016. Climate Change 13. Want to eat healthier, get into shape, reduce your stress, and sharpen your focus? Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. -- Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, director-general, TERI; former chairman, IPCC Comprehensive and crystal clear-what we need to make sustainable development a reality, not a dream. Instead of reading the book flat on a table, I have to read it at an awkward angle or else the pages continue to fall out. In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic injustice: sustainable development. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 9, 2017. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Ban Ki-moon is the secretary-general of the United Nations, an office he assumed in 2007. Fine content but TERRIBLE BINDING. Must read textbook of everything that matters right now, Reviewed in the United States on August 15, 2016. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. It will clearly contribute significantly in closing the gap between science and policy, and hopefully serve as a catalyst for action. Based on Sachs's twelve years as director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, his thirteen years advising the United Nations secretary-general on the Millennium Development Goals, and his recent presentation of these ideas in a popular online course, The Age of Sustainable Development is a landmark publication and clarion call for all who care about our planet and global justice. av Christine Mallin -- Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel There are very few authors that can so effectively rally the masses around an important cause-one that in this case concerns our collective future. Sustainable Development Goals . The title of this book is The Age of Sustainable Development and it was written by Jeffrey D. Sachs, Ki-moon Ban (Foreword), Sachs, Jeffrey D.. It also outlines the essential transformations the current generation needs to promote in order to avoid various social, economic and environmental disasters in the future. In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic injustice: sustainable development. New York: Columbia University Press, pp. Saving Biodiversity and Protecting Ecosystem Services 14. He serves as the director of the Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and professor of health policy and management at Columbia University. Small Habits Revolution: 10 Steps To Transforming Your Life Through The Power Of Mi... "An important, comprehensive and remarkably accessible book―a standout in a sea of jargon-laden titles that fail to explain and vivify this enormously complex topic" ---Kirkus Starred Review. Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned economics professor, bestselling author, innovative educator, and global leader in sustainable development. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 21, 2016, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 2, 2017. Resilient Cities 12. LEARN MORE. An Unequal World 3. The Age of Sustainable Development | Jeffrey Sachs | Columbia University Press. He was previously the foreign minister of the Republic of Korea. Foreword, by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of the United Nations Preface Acknowledgments 1. org/1 0. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world’s most perceptive and original analysts of global development. 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