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The people of the OECD nations — Western industrial countries , including Japan and Australia and New Zealandconstitute most of the 25 percent of the global population who consume most of the world's commercial energy .
But can an arrogation of authority by Western governments be ruled out ? The Economist was not the first to raise the possibility that Western countries might be tempted to force developing countries to fall in line on environmental ...
A tax of one dollar per barrel of oil would produce $ 1 billion annually ( calculated on the basis of consumption in the western hemisphere in 1989 ) . In the context of the 500th anniversary of Columbus's arrival in the region ...
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For SurvivalUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This book addresses the question: "If the development of the quarter of the world's people who are now rich has brought us all so close to the limits of sustainable living on Earth, how is the ... Read full review
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For Survival
Shridath S. Ramphal
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