>> Environment and Poverty Times #2: GMEF 2000 issue
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|Environment and Poverty Times #2: GMEF 2000 issue|
This edition of the Poverty and Environment Times was prepared for the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, South Africa. The issues is focusing on the complex, and often misunderstood links between the environment and poverty. Catchy titles such as "Poverty is pollution" and "Healthy environment, prosperous people" are misleading: they generalize the intricate interrelationships between poverty and resource mismanagement.
Available online at: http://www.grida.no/publications/et/ep2
World economy cartogram
To highlight the distribution of wealth and power in the world of today, this cartogram sizes the countries according to their relative financial status, here presented through gross domestic product (gdp) per capita, offering an alternative world view to a regular map. Countries such as China and India become much smaller, next to giants in Western Europe, North America and Japan. Africa represents a minor speck, while South and Central America ...
13 Feb 2007 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal, Vladimir S. Tikunov
13 Feb 2007 - by Bounford.com and UNEP/GRID-Arendal