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Technology, development and the environment

a re-appraisal

by Amulya K.N Reddy

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Published by United Nations Environment Programme, Pergamon in Nairobi, Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology.,
  • Human ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAmulya Kumar N. Reddy.
    SeriesElements -- 1
    ContributionsUnited Nations. Environment Programme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT49.5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii,52p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14896767M
    ISBN 100080256937, 008025693

      Information Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation presents current studies on the nature, process and practice of entrepreneurship and innovation in the development, implementation, and application of information technology worldwide, as well as providing academics, entrepreneurs, managers, and practitioners with up-to-date, comprehensive. The development divide we see among and within nations is due to these factors being different across countries, rather than due to technologies per se. Information and Communications Technology (ICT), with its reach, richness and performance, holds great.

    3 Science, technology and innovation for sustainable development in the global partnership for development beyond A post agenda for development: Ensuring. Technology negatively affects the environment by compromising human health and safety, endangering natural ecosystems and biodiversity, having a cumulative impact on global systems, and depleting natural resources. Technology positively affects the environment through the application of environmental science to solve problems caused by human.

    Environment, Development and Sustainability is an international, multidisciplinary journal covering all aspects of the environmental impacts of socio-economic development. Concerned with the complex interactions between development and environment, its purpose is to seek ways and means for achieving sustainability in all human activities aimed. The "paradox of technological development" [10] describes technology as of a dual nature with respect to the environment: Technology has had an unprecedented impact on the environment, primarily through productivity increases that enabled sub- Cited by:


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