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State of the World 2007: An Urban Planet (State of the World)
In State of the World 2007, the Worldwatch Institute's award-winning research team focuses on the urbanization of our planet to provide policymakers, strategic planners, researchers, students, and concerned citizens with comprehensive analysis of the global environmental problems we face, together with descriptions of practical, innovative solutions. This report will show ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published January 17th 2007 by W. W. Norton Company
(first published December 1st 2006)
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This edition examines changes in the ways cities are managed, built, and lived in that could tip the balance toward a healthier and more peaceful urban future [as our future will definitely be a urban future:]. Authors investigate water and sanitation, urban farming, local energy production, green transportation option, disaster preparedness, local economic stability etc. In this edition there are snapshots of cities from Timbuktu to Los Angeles that give a glimpse of the fascinating diversity o ...more
These books present a lot of very relevant information in an interesting way. they are focused drops of what trends are present in today's world. Although I read these for an ecology class, it would be very useful to global business, politicians and even artists.
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