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Natural Resources Forum Journal Focuses on Green Economy and Sustainable Development

August 2011: The Division for Sustainable Development (DSD) of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has released a Special Issue of its Natural Resources Forum, a UN Sustainable Development Journal, focused on Green Economy and Sustainable Development.

Articles in this issue include: Societal transformations for a sustainable economy; Lessons from the history of technological change for clean energy scenarios and policies; Shaping agricultural innovation systems responsive to food insecurity and climate change; Building a regulatory framework for biofuels governance in China: Legislation as the starting point; Sustainable partnerships for a green economy: A case study of public procurement for home-grown school feeding; the sustainability of green funds; and the policy challenges for green economy and sustainable economic development.

The Special Issue also includes book reviews of: "The Health Practitioner's Guide to Climate Change: Diagnosis and Cure;" and "Deforestation and Climate Change: Reducing Carbon Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation." [Publication: Natural Resources Forum: Special Issue: Green Economy and Sustainable Development, Vol. 34, Issue 3]