John L Roberts

Publication date: 17 December 2012
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

This report analyses data, 2000–2010, from 46 small island developing states (SIDS) to provide a comprehensive assessment of progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) from a small states perspective. It shows a ‘big divide’ separates these countries across the range of MDG economic, social and environmental indicators.

Publication date: 11 October 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Examines measures through which small states can work together with the international community to strengthen their ability to cope with pressing challenges such as climate change, sustainable manufacturing, and renewable energy technologies.

Publication date: 16 June 2011
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

This book provides a thorough grounding in bringing sustainable development to the forefront of policy-making. It advises small states on how to devise practical national strategies, addresses the need for legislative change, and examines methods for monitoring progress. Contributors range from international academics to economists.

Publication date: 15 December 2010
Format: E-book (PDF), Paperback

Saving Small Developing Island States introduces the key policy challenges small island states face in dealing with the environmental consequences of climate change. It will be of interest to environmental and natural resource managers in small island states, government policy-makers, and academics and students in the fields of public policy.