Essays Tagged: "Earth Summit"

A critique of Industrial Revolution regarding to Eco-Efficiency.

harmful waste into the water.Eco-efficiency was first mutually acknowledged by many during the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. Approximately 30,000 people including world leaders and representati ... as Chevron and Dow to display their own interest and concerns from the business point of view. The Earth Summit was ideally an approach in the right direction but no binding agreement was established ...

(6 pages) 130 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Climate Action: Introduction and Overview

.Introduction and OverviewSince the historic gathering of representatives from 172 countries at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992, issues of environmental protection have remained high o ... ened, and to enable economic development to proceed in a sustainable manner.However, since the 1992 Earth Summit, the global community has found that actions to mitigate climate change will need to be ...

(29 pages) 68 0 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

From Protecting the Environment to Preserving Ecological Systems

resented by climate change.1992: The UN Conference on Environment and Development-known also as the Earth Summit-took stock of progress since the Stockholm conference, linked environmental protection ... international debate on the subject. This principle has also been accepted at the conference of the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, and in New York in 1997.At a conference in Rio was adopted G ...

(16 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

'Taking Stock' - Language Analysis

ealise that this is a serious issue. Lee quotes the United Nations, "It is a celebration of life on Earth and of the value of biodiversity in our lives" setting the speech up for what would seem as co ... rrect answer and thus, is made to feel guilty for not doing something to reduce the loss of life on Earth.Lee continues to make the viewers feel culpable with the use of statistics by claiming that "w ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays