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Author Schmandt, Jurgen.

Title George Mitchell and the idea of sustainability [electronic resource] / Jurgen Schmandt.

Imprint College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xviii, 166 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : the idea of sustainability -- George P. Mitchell -- The history of sustainability -- The need for sustainable development -- The Club of Rome -- Early Woodlands Conferences -- Washington takes note -- The Mitchell Center, 1984-2001 -- National Academy of Sciences -- The new Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC) -- The Mitchell paradox -- Mitchell's impact and legacy -- Appendix 1. Laureates of the International George and Cynthia Mitchell Prize for Sustainable Development -- Appendix 2. Conferences sponsored by George P. Mitchell -- Appendix 3. Conference proceedings, books, and reports from the Woodlands Conferences and the Mitchell Center -- Appendix 4. Transition to sustainability, statement of the 1997 Woodlands Conference -- Appendix 5. Club of Rome Lifetime Achievement Award for George and Cynthia Mitchell.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mitchell, George P. (George Phydias), 1919-
Sustainable development -- History.
Businesspeople -- Texas.
Philanthropists -- Texas.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781603442176 (hc stamped with jacket : alk. paper)
1603442170 (hc stamped with jacket : alk. paper)
9781603442473 (e-book)

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