High Noon: 20 Global Issues, 20 Years To Solve Them

Ecology, Threats

High Noon: 20 Global Issues, 20 Years To Solve Them

In this ambitious, challenging, yet superbly readable book, Jean-François Rischard first tells us what constitutes a “global” problem and then offers a brief overview of the twenty most important. He finds they all have two things in common: They’re getting worse, not better, and the standard strategies for dealing with them, such as international treaties, are woefully inadequate to the task.

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