UNEP Global Environment Outlook 2000
Copyright © 1999, United Nations Environment Programme

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Table of Contents

The GEO project
The data issue
The GEO-2000 regions
Chapter Three: Policy Responses
Global and regional synthesis

Asia and the Pacific
Europe and Central Asia
Latin America and the Caribbean
North America
West Asia
The polar regions
Chapter One: Global Perspectives
Social and economic background

The key drivers
Areas of danger and opportunity
Chapter Four: Future Perspectives
Future perspectives

The alternative policy studies
Chapter Two: The State of the Environment
Global issues

Regional synthesis
Asia and the Pacific
Europe and Central Asia
Latin America and the Caribbean
North America
West Asia
The polar regions
The Arctic
The Antarctic
Chapter Five: Outlook and Recommendations
Outlook for the 21st century

Recommendations for action
Acronyms and abbreviations

Collaborating and associated centres
Publisher's information
List of Figures

Next: Introduction


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