Jean-Francois Rischard, "High Noon: 20 Global Issues, 20 Years to Solve Them"
English | ISBN: 0465070094, 0465070108 | 2002 | 256 pages | PDF | 1 MB
An acclaimed economist challenges us t solve the problems of the twenty-first century with a new kind of global governance. In this ambitious, challenging, yet superbly readable book, Jean-Franois Rischard first tells us what constitutes a "global" problem and then offers a brief overview of the twenty most important. He finds they all have two things in common: They're getting worse, not better, and the standard strategies for dealing with them, such as international treaties, are woefully inadequate to the task