Sustainable Development: The UK Strategy
H.M. Stationery Office, 1994 - Environmental policy - 268 pages
At the Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 the UK Prime Minister and over 150 other heads of state or government committed their countries to working towards national strategies for the protection of our local, national and global environment. The four UK official strategies were published simultaneously: Sustainable development, Biodiversity, Climate Change and Sustainable Forestry. They should be of interest to everyone concerned with or involved in the future of our environment throughout the world.
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INTRODUCTION AND PRINCIPLES
Context and Scope
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achieve action activities agricultural already approach areas assessment authorities benefits buildings chapter chemicals concern conservation considered construction consultation continue contribution costs countries countryside demand Department Directive economic effects efficiency emissions encourage energy energy efficiency England and Wales ensure environment environmental example existing Figure fish forests further future Government green groups growth habitats HMSO impact important improve increase individual industry initiatives interest involved issues land lead leisure levels major materials measures million minerals natural organic particular planning plant pollution population possible potential practice principles problems processes production programme promote protection range recycling reduce regulation responsibility result risk road schemes sector significant soil Source species standards Strategy supply sustainable development term transport urban voluntary waste