The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

What we make and buy is a major indicator of society’s collective priorities. Among twenty-four key trends, Vital Signs Volume 22 explores significant global patterns in production and consumption. The result is a fascinating snapshot of...

152 pages
7 x 9.25
7 photos, 91 illustrations

Vital Signs 2011
The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

This eighteenth volume of the Worldwatch Institute series makes it clear that the Great Recession affects many of the world’s leading economic, social, and environmental trends—but that the impact can be very different by country.

130 pages
7 x 9.25

Vital Signs 1998
The Environmental Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

The new Vital Signs 1998 gives you more than 100 charts, graphs and tables that show you the worldwide trends that are changing our lives, for better and for worse. It includes the latest data on critical global trends, presented in simple...

205 pages
7 x 9.25

Vital Signs 1999
The Environmental Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

The global trends documented in Vital Signs 1999—from a decline in nuclear power generating capacity to the proliferation of genetically modified crops—will play a large part in determining the quality of our lives and our children's lives...

195 pages
7 x 9.25

Vital Signs 2000
The Environmental Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

The global trends documented in Vital Signs 2000—from the rapid rise in the sales of energy-efficient compact fluorescent lamps to the worldwide overpumping of growndwater—will play a large role in determining the quality of our lives and...

190 pages
7 x 9.25

Vital Signs 2001
The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

The global trends documented in Vital Signs 2001—from the rapid increase in the use of wind power to the continued warming of the planet—will play a large role in determining the quality of our lives and our children's lives in this new...

160 pages
7 x 9.25

Vital Signs 2002
The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

The 2002 edition features more than 50 key indicators of long-term trends—from the growth of fish farms and bicycle production to the increase in solar cell and Internet use.

198 pages
7 x 9.25

Vital Signs 2003
The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

With Vital Signs 2003, you’ll have the cogent analysis you need to prepare for tomorrow’s challenges.

149 pages
7 x 9.25

Vital Signs 2005
The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

This much-anticipated edition of Vital Signs covers 35 global trends that are shaping our future. From carbon emissions to loss of wetlands, each trend provides a brief status report on the topic plus graphs and charts that offer a visual...

122 pages
7 x 9.25

Vital Signs 2006-2007
The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

This report tracks and analyzes 44 trends that are shaping our future, and includes graphs and charts to provide a visual comparison over time. Categories of trends include: Food, Agricultural Resources, Energy and Climate, Global Economy,...

148 pages
7 x 9.25

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