Green Civilization

Human Consensus on Global Collaboration for Sustainable Development

Authors: Li, Xiaoxi

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  • Seeks to use new ideas and methods to alleviate the crisis of global wars and natural disasters Seeks to provide new perspectives and targeted recommendations in key chapters for addressing the growing dilemmas of climate, land, water and biologyProvides a rich and important source in the field of economic development and environmental protection in the process of China's industrialization process for half a century

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This book approaches Green Civilization based on the background of international initiative on sustainable development and in-depth analyzes the valuable era consensus reached by 193 countries on the UN Sustainable Development 2030 Agenda. The Author expounds own point of view to debate the well-known book Clash of Civilizations by the method of contradictory debate dialectically.  In addition, it demonstrates the development of Human Green Civilization systematically by Multi-dimensional history material of human civilization. 
This book covers the academic, political, and business in the world. It is suitable for scholars, researchers, students and university degree readers for economics, eco-environment, political science, sociology and anthropology. It aims at promoting the realization of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, at promoting the dialogue between the East and the West, working for facilitating peace for mankind and spreading the advanced concept of sustainable human development to the people of all countries.

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Xiaoxi LI,professor at Beijing Normal University(BNU), is the honorary director of School of Economics and Resource Management at BNU and the honorary director of Institute of Development Research in Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. Prof. LI holds bachelor degree in economics from Lanzhou University in 1982, master degree in 1984 and PhD degree in economics in 1989 both from School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) Beijing, China. Prof. LI worked as deputy director of General Office in Institute of Finance and Trade at CASS, director general of the Macroeconomic Research Department in Research Office of the State Council, the member of 5th Committee of China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED).He has served concurrently as honorary director of UNIDO-UNEP Green Industry Platform China Chapter Office, vice-president of the China Market Association and other social duties.In recent years, Prof.LI has completed and published the research results of China Green Development Index Report for six consecutive years, Human Green Development Report 2014 in English version and Chinese version, as well as China Green Finance Report 2014.In 2009, Prof.LI was selected as one of the 100 Economists influencing the 60-year economic development of China jointly published by Journal of Economic Research and other institutes of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. In 2010, Prof.LI was selected as the list of economics volume of Academic Achievements of Chinese Famous Scientists in 20th Century, which as a major national publishing project. In 1988, He worked as senior visiting scholar of London School of Economics and Political Science under the guidance of Professor Nicholas Stern for nearly a year in 1988. In 2014, he was invited by Professor Richard Cooper and Professor Gregory Mankiw for visiting at Harvard University a half year.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • An Urgent Call for Building Green Civilization: The Natural Environment Is Rapidly Deteriorating

    Pages 1-15

    Li, Xiaoxi

  • Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: An Appeal of Global Cooperation for Building Green Civilization

    Pages 17-35

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  • Five Components of Green Civilization

    Pages 37-56

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  • Introspections on Industrial Civilization

    Pages 57-82

    Li, Xiaoxi

  • Battles Between Economic Development and Environmental Protection in China’s Industrialization Process

    Pages 83-110

    Li, Xiaoxi

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Green Civilization
Book Subtitle
Human Consensus on Global Collaboration for Sustainable Development
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Beijing Normal University Press (Group) Co., LTD
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-7812-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-7812-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-7811-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 304
Number of Illustrations
119 b/w illustrations, 12 illustrations in colour
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