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CONTAM ATMOSF CONCIE CIUD SANTIAGO

Contaminación Atmosférica y Conciencia Ciudadana

El Caso de la Ciudad de Santiago

Series:
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
8 Jun 2001
Este estudio, realizado en Santiago durante el segundo semestre del año 2000, recoge las distintas visiones que se tienen sobre el problema de la contaminación atmosférica, los roles que juegan los actores relevantes y sus comportamientos, los tipos de organización de la ciudadanía, y la forma en...
APLICACION DE INSTRUMENTOS ECONOMI

Aplicación de Instrumentos Económicos en la Gestión Ambiental en América Latina y el Caribe

Desafíos y Factores Condicionantes

Series:
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
8 Jun 2001
Las instituciones reguladoras en materia ambiental en América Latina y el Caribe enfrentan el reto creciente de diseñar instrumentos de gestión ambiental que puedan ser efectivos y económicamente eficientes en el logro de las metas ambientales que se han trazado los países a nivel nacional y loca...
UNA DECADA DE LUCES SOMBRAS

Década de Luces y Sombras, Una

América Latina y el Caribe en los Años Noventa

25 May 2001
Los años noventa fueron, sin duda, un período de transición y de inflexión en varios aspectos del desarrollo económico, social y político de América Latina y el Caribe. Como todo período con estas características, en él se entremezclan e interactúan los resultados de largos procesos anteriores y ...
MANUAL DE MEDIO AMBIENTE Y COMERCI

Manual de Medio Ambiente y Comercio

25 May 2001
Hoy en día las instancias de política económica mundial reconocen que el medio ambiente es parte integral del proceso de desarrollo. Por su carácter general e inteligible, este manual llega en el momento oportuno para ayudarnos a comprender mejor y promover un régimen de comercio internacional qu...
ENVIRO PERF REV ARMENIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Armenia

Armenia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
25 May 2001
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to improve their individual and collective performance in environmental management. The ultimate goal is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental conditions and policies throughout Europe...
INDICADORES DE GESTION URBANA

Indicadores de Gestión Urbana

los Observatorios Urbano-territoriales para el Desarrollo Sostenible. Manizales, Colombia

Series:
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
23 Mar 2001
Los Observatorios para el Desarrollo Sostenible del Municipio de Manizales en Colombia, hacen parte del Sistema de Monitoreo diseñado por el Municipio como apoyo a la gestión urbana local. A partir de los resultados de indicadores económicos, sociales y ambientales, los ciudadanos podrán evaluar ...
ENVIRO PERF REV KAZAKHSTAN

Environmental Performance Reviews: Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
25 May 2001
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to improve their individual and collective performance in environmental management. The ultimate goal is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental conditions and policies throughout Europe...
ENVIRO PERF REV KYRGYZSTAN

Environmental Performance Reviews: Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
9 Mar 2001
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to improve their individual and collective performances in environmental management. The ultimate goal is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental conditions and policies throughout Europ...
ENVIRO PERF REV BULGARIA 2ND

Environmental Performance Reviews: Bulgaria

Bulgaria - Second Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
23 Feb 2001
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to move from a centrally planned to a market economy in order to improve their individual and collective performance in environmental management. The ultimate goal of this review programme is the promotion of sustainable dev...
PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES WATER ALLOC

Principles and Practices of Water Allocation Among Water-Use Sectors

Series:
Water Resources Series
4 May 2001
Almost all countries in Asia and the Pacific have reached an era in which water has become a scarce resource. Shortages of water supply will become a major constraint on social development and well-being, unless equitable and economically efficient water allocation policies can be developed to sa...
UNSCEAR RPT 2001 SET OF 2 VOLUMES

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2000 Report

United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2000 Report to the General Assembly with Scientific Annexes

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
12 Jan 2001
This report summarizes the developments in radiation science in the years leading up to the new millennium, drawn on the main conclusion of the scientific assessments of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effect of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR). This 2 volume set discusses different sour...
POBREZA EN AMERICA LATINA NUEVOS

Pobreza en América Latina

Nuevos Escenarios y Desafíos de Políticas para el Hábitat Urbano

Series:
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
1 Dec 2000
Este trabajo presenta un diagnóstico de la cuantía y características del problema de la pobreza urbana en América Latina, como también algunas consecuencias de política social para los programas del sector asentamiento humano. El documento está compuesto de tres secciones y las conclusiones. El p...
SERVICIOS URBANOS Y EQUIDAD EN AME

Servicios Urbanos y Equidad en América Latina

un Panorama con Base en Algunos Casos

Series:
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
1 Dec 2000
Este documento se basa en estudios de caso sobre servicios urbanos en América latina, especialmente agua y saneamiento y también energía eléctrica y residuos sólidos. Desde un planteamiento conceptual que coloca el tema en relación a la gestión urbana y la equidad, propone un esquema analítico pa...
INFORME SOBRE COMERCIO DESARR 2000

Informe sobre el Comercio y el Desarrollo 2000

Crecimiento Económico y Desequilibrio Mundiales

Series:
Informe sobre el comercio y el desarrollo
9 Mar 2001
Este informe se ha convertido en una valiosa fuente analítica de las tendencias y perspectivas de la economía mundial, y sus sugerentes análisis de apremiantes cuestiones económicas se esperan con enorme interés, en particular por las autoridades económicas del mundo en desarrollo. El Informe del...
TOWARDS A THEORY OF THE SMALL FIRM

Towards a Theory of the Small Firm

Theoretical Aspects and Some Policy Implications

Series:
Desarrollo Productivo
27 Oct 2000
Up until now there has been no specific treatment of small firms in economic theory. This study attempts to provide the reader with points of particular interest in the light of recent developments in the theory of the firm, in industrial organization and industrial economics and policy. The pape...
LLANO ESTACADO OF THE US SOUTHERN

Llano Estacado of the US Southern High Plains, The

Environmental Transformation and the Prospect of Sustainability

10 Nov 2000
This publication presents an environmental, social and economic history of the Llano Estacado region. It illustrates the tremendous changes in environment that occurred with the European settlement of the Plains and details the development of a modern irrigation culture, dependent upon non-renewa...
HNDBK NATL ACCOUNTING INTEGRATED

Handbook of National Accounting

Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting - An Operational Manual

13 Oct 2000
United Nations Statistics Division and United Nations Environment Programme have jointly published Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting. The handbook provides, on the basis of country experiences, hands on guidance on the implementation of the more practical modules of the System of i...
REFORMAS ESTRUCTURALES COMPOSICION

Reformas Estructurales y Composición de las Emisiones Contaminantes Industriales

Resultados para México

Series:
Medio Ambiente y Desarrollo
4 Aug 2000
La economía mexicana ha experimentado un proceso de reformas encaminadas a incrementar la eficiencia y a alcanzar un ritmo de crecimiento de largo plazo. Este documento sugiere que tales reformas se han reflejado en la estructura productiva y que éstas, a su vez, han resultado en modificaciones e...
PERSPECT DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE 2000

Perspectivas del Medio Ambiente Mundial

18 Aug 2000
Perspectivas del Medio Ambiente Mundial 2000 del PNUMA es un producto singular de un proceso no menos sigular. Preparado con la participación de más de 850 personas de todo el mundo, y en colaboración con más de 30 institutos ambientales así como otros organismos de las Naciones Unidas, el inform...
UNSCEAR RPT 2000 V2 SOURCES AND EF

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2000 Report, Volume II

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes - Effects

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
27 Oct 2000
This report summarizes the developments in radiation science in the years leading up to the new millennium. It draws on the main conclusion of the scientific assessments of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effect of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR). This volume presents the effects of ato...
UNSCEAR RPT 2000 V1 SOURCES AND EF

Sources and Effects of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2000 Report, Volume I

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes - Sources

Series:
United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
13 Oct 2000
This report summarizes the developments in radiation science in the years leading up to the new millennium, drawn on the main conclusion of the scientific assessments of the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effect of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR). This Volume I comprises of scientific anne...
GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF ACIDIFICATION

Global Assessment of Acidification and Eutrophication of Natural Ecosystems

Series:
Environment Information and Assessment Technical Report
18 Aug 2000
This publication presents a global assessment of acidification and eutrophication caused by sulphur and nitrogen deposition. The study has two objectives: the first is to assess the present and possible future risks of acidification and eutrophication of terrestrial natural and semi-natural ecosy...
ENVIRO & TRADE HNDBK #1

Environment and Trade

A Handbook

7 Jul 2000
The Handbook has been developed to highlight the relationship between environment and trade. The primary aim is to foster a broader understanding of these interlinkages to enable governments to develop practical approaches to integrate these policies. The publication will help the reader to under...
PLANNING & MNGMT LAKES & RESERV

Planning and Management of Lakes and Reservoirs

An Integrated Approach to Eutrophication

Series:
Technical Publication Series
7 Jul 2000
This book is the result of the participation of 26 experts involved with the management of freshwater resources from Africa, Europe, North and South America, Asia and Oceania. Their experiences on the causes and possible ways to prevent eutrophication have been assembled here. While this publicat...
OVERVIEW ON LAND-BASED POLLUTANT S

Overview on Land-based Pollutant Sources and Activities Affecting the Marine, Coastal and Freshwater Environment in the Pacific Islands Region

Series:
UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies
7 Jul 2000
This publication provides an overview of activities affecting the Marine, coastal and freshwater environment in the Pacific Islands region. It identifies and assesses the problems related to each country and the region as a whole. The overview aims to present information and recommendations that ...
MAINTAINING MILITARY READINESS

Maintaining Military Readiness by Managing Ozone Depleting Substances

Guidelines for Armed Forces in Developing Countries

7 Jul 2000
The ozone depleting substances (ODS) are being phased out worldwide under the Montreal Protocol. Therefore,the armed forces should accord a high priority to ensure that their use of ODS are properly managed and that the transition to alternatives is a smooth process. This guide has been developed...
CLEANER PRODUCT ASSESS DIARY PROCE

Cleaner Production Assessment in Dairy Processing

27 Oct 2000
This publication is a guide to the application of 'cleaner production' in the dairy industry, with a focus on the processing of milk and milk products at dairy processing plants. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the environmental impacts of dairy processing, and to highlight approaches that i...