The world’s most comprehensive environmental report, covering a range of topics, issues and potential solutions.
This is a major contribution to the public understanding of the way ecosystems and the atmosphere are responding to patterns of unprecedented consumption and production.
It places sustainable development at the core of the assessment, particularly on issues dealing with intra- and intergenerational equity.
It provided an opportune brief for the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD), which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa.
It incorporates regional views and perceptions, and built consensus on priority issues and actions through dialogue among policy-makers and scientists at regional and global levels.
GEO-1 is the first product of the GEO Project. It is a snapshot of an ongoing worldwide environmental assessment process.