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Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), 110 – 111 Atlanta, 296 atmosphere, 35, 127, 172, 223, 255, 256, 278 attitudes, 98, 319 automobile industry, 9 avian influenza, 270 bacteria, 224, 230 Bali, 37, 176 Bali Action Plan, 37 balneology, 169 – 170 Baltic Sea, 237 Barcelona, 296 Baringo, 169 base of the pyramid, 97 behaviour, 83, 833, 94, 102, 112 – 113, 205, 267, 282, 291 – 292, 296, 310, 312, 319 Beijing Olympic Games, 170 benefit-sharing, 222, 231 – 235, 238, 248 – 249 benthic communities, 226 benthic ecosystems, 227 Bingu wa Mutharika, 81 bioenergy, 164 biodiversity   conservation, 27, 126, 181, 183 – 186, 189 – 190, 262   hotspots, 184, 187, 246   targets, 39, 183, 186 – 188, 190 biofuels, 72, 73, 84 – 86, 88, 96, 224 biogeochemical cycles, 223 biomass, 5, 63, 125 – 126, 161, 164, 172, 182, 226, 297 biosphere, 54 – 55, 59, 62 biotechnology, 224 birds, 274 BirdLife International, 124 blue ling, 223 Blum, 267 – 268 Bolivia, 256 bottom of pyramid, 97 bottom-up, 129, 251 Botswana, 27, 140, 256 Brazil, 3, 10, 27, 37, 38, 85, 94, 119, 131, 254, 256, 305, 307, 316, 328 Bretton Woods, 215 BRIC, 27 Brundtland Report, 4, 10, 24, 27, 275 buildings, 170, 173, 177, 291, 297, 305, 313, 315 – 316

INDEX  339 businesses, 8, 11, 50, 64 – 65, 73, 78, 80, 105, 276, 291, 311, 316 business model, 54, 63, 65, 299, 303 bush meat, 182 C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, 312, 315 calcareous organisms, 227 Cambodia, 123 – 124, 131, 279 Canada, 85, 104, 110, 162, 167, 173, 177, 246, 254 cancer, 223, 242, 272, 274, 277 – 278 capability approach, 57 capacity-building, 103, 120, 131, 139, 175 – 177, 183, 201, 231 – 233, 238, 246, 258, 260 capacity factor, 164 – 165 capitalist, 6, 62, 305 carbon dioxide, 35, 80, 127, 170, 174, 223, 254, 278 carbon stocks, 182 carbon tax, 73, 80, 209 carcinoma, 278 Caribbean, 13, 27 Cartagena, 11 cashews, 84 Caspian Sea, 237 cassava, 85 cataracts, 277 – 278 Catskill Watershed, 182 Cebu, 104, 106, 108, 173 cement, 278 Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), 37 central governments, 149 CEPAL, 169 certification, 29, 107, 315 Charles Maier, 49, 55 Chernobyl, 270 – 271 China, 15, 27, 37 – 38, 85, 112, 167 – 168, 170, 173, 175, 177, 180, 232, 279, 289 chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), 277 – 278, 283 ciconia boyciana, 125 circular economy, 305 cities, 3, 6 – 8, 15, 19, 27, 152, 214, 286 – 320, 333 city governments, 291, 293, 308 – 309, 313 CITYNET, 315 civil society, 8, 11 – 12, 30, 62, 78, 95, 103, 105, 120, 160, 210, 245, 291, 308, 310

Green Economy and Good Governance for Sustainable Development: Opportunities, Promises and Concerns  
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