This unit was written by Chris Blackmore (section 1-4 and 6) and Andrea Berardi (section 5).
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Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources:
Figure 1: Drawing by Vietor © 1982, The New Yorker Magazine, Inc.
Figure 3: © Photofusion.
Figure 4a: Carsten Peter/National Geographic Image Collection.
Figure 4b: © Reuters/NOAA.
Figure 5: U.S. National Research Council – Policy Division, 1999.
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Box 2: United Nations, ‘The Millennium Development Goals’.
Reading 1: March, J (1994) ‘Limited Rationality’, A Primer on Decision Making: How Decisions Happen, New York Free Press.
Table 2: Sexton, K., Marcus, A.F., Easter, K.W. and Burkhardt, T.D. (1999), ‘Characterising Environmental Decisions: Six Dimensions’ in Better Environmental Decisions: Strategies for Governments, Businesses and Communities, Island Press.
Figure 1: Klein, G. (1998) Sources of Power: How People Make Decisions, London, MIT Press.
Figure 2: Harley Schwadron, Cartoon Stock.
Figure 4: Uphoff, N. (1992) ‘Local Institutions and participation for sustainable development’, Gatekeeper Series No. SA31, International Institute for Environment and Development
Box 1: United Nations General Assembly (2000) United Nations Millennium Declaration, www.un.org/millennium/declaration/ares552e.pdf
Table 1: Dryzek, J. S. (1997), The Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses, Oxford University Press.
Figure 1: ICAO (2000) Air Traffic Forecast, ICAO, www.icao.int.
Table 3: DETR (2000) Appraisal Framework for Airports in South East and East of England, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions. Crown copyright material is reproduced under Class Licence Number C01W0000065 with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland.
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