Resources

STRAINING OUR RESOURCES

Meat Consumption

Data:
Delgado, Christopher, Mark Rosegrant, Henning Steinfeld, Simeon Ehui, and Claude Courbois (October 1999). "Livestock to 2020: The Next Food Revolution". 2020 Brief No. 61. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2008). FAOSTAT [database].

Deforestation

Data:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2008). FAOSTAT [database].

Irrigation

Data:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2008). FAOSTAT [database].

Water Footprint

Data:
Hoekstra, A.Y. and Chapagain, A.K. (2008) Globalization of water: Sharing the planet's freshwater resources, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK.

Minerals & Fuels

Data:
Energy Information Administration (2008). International Energy Outlook 2008, DOE/EIA-0484(2008).

Kitco Incorporated (2008).

U.S. Geological Survey (2008). Mineral Resources Data System [database].

Focus: United States

Data:
Farah, Hodan and Jean Buzby (2005). "U.S. Food Consumption Up 16 Percent Since 1970". Amber Waves. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.

Rogich, Donald, Amy Cassara, Iddo Wernick and Marta Miranda (2008). Material Flows in the United States: A Physical Accounting of the U.S. Industrial Economy. World Resources Institute.

Consultants
James Frew, Clarkson Research Services; Carl Haub, Population Reference Bureau; Robert Hernández; Norman Myers, Oxford University; Kevin O’Marah; Marie Price, George Washington University; Anita Regmi, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Kevin Reilly; Bob Saling, Boeing; CJ Wehlage, AMR Research Inc.; David Wilburn, U.S. Geological Survey.

SATISFYING OUR DEMANDS

Consumption

Data:
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank (Revised 17 October, 2008). World Development Indicators (WDI) database.

Global Goods

Data:
Interbrand (2008). Best Global Brands 2008.

Additional Sources:
Aid to Artisans; AMR Research Inc.; Nayan Chanda, Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers, and Warriers Shaped Globalization; Earth911.com; Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International; Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations; Ikea; Intel; Toyota; U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Textiles and Apparel; United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database (COMTRADE); World Trade Organization.

International Trade

Data:
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service (15 April, 2008). "Briefing Rooms - Global Food Markets".

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2008). FAOSTAT [database].

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank (Revised 17 October, 2008). World Development Indicators (WDI) database.

World Trade Organization (2008). International Trade Statistics 2008.

Product Transportation

Data:
Airports Council International (2008). "Statistics: World Airport Traffic 2007". ACI information brief (July 2008).

American Association of Port Authorities (2007). "World Port Rankings 2007".

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

Halpern, Benjamin S., Shaun Walbridge, Kimberly A. Selkoe, Carrie V. Kappel, Fiorenza Micheli, Caterina D’Agrosa, John F. Bruno, Kenneth S. Casey, Colin Ebert, Helen E. Fox, Rod Fujita, Dennis Heinemann, Hunter S. Lenihan, Elizabeth M. P. Madin, Matthew T. Perry, Elizabeth R. Selig, Mark Spalding, Robert Steneck, Reg Watson. “A Global Map of Human Impact on Marine Ecosystems”. Science. 15 February, 2008: Vol. 319. no. 5865, p. 948-52.

Additional sources:
Airbus, Global Market Forecast 2007-2026 (Air Cargo Forecast); Boeing; Clarkson Research Services; Container Shipping Information Service; Federal Express; Global Programme for Sustainable Ship Recycling, Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal; International Air Transport Association; Maersk Line; United Nations Environment Programme, Kick the Habit, A UN Guide to Climate Neutrality; World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Voluntary Observing Ships (VOS) Scheme; World Shipping Council.

Focus: India

Data:
McKinsey Global Institute (2007). The 'Bird of Gold': The Rise of India's Consumer Market.

Global Footprint Network (23 September, 2008). "Earth Overshoot Day, Media Backgrounder."

CROWDING OUR PLANET

Population Profile

Data:
Landscan (2007). Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) LandScan 2007™/UT-Battelle, LLC.

Population Reference Bureau (2008). 2008 World Population Data Sheet.

United Nations, Population Division (2008). World Urbanization Prospects: The 2007 Revision Population Database. Accessed November 2008.

U.S. Census Bureau (2007). International Data Base.

Additional Source:
National Geographic (2006). Collegiate Atlas of the World. National Geographic: Washington, D.C.

Urban Migration

Data:
George Washington University Center for the Study of Globalization (2006). Globalization, Urbanization, and Migration.

Population Reference Bureau (2008). 2008 World Population Data Sheet.

United Nations, Population Division (2008). World Urbanization Prospects: The 2007 Revision Population Database. Accessed November 2008.

Forced Migration

Data:
Bournay, Emmanuelle. Atlas environnement 2007 du Monde diplomatique. Paris.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2007). Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Solomon, S., D. Qin, M. Manning, Z. Chen, M. Marquis, K.B. Averyt, M. Tignor and H.L. Miller (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.

Landscan (2007). Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) LandScan 2007™/UT-Battelle, LLC.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (2008). UNHCR Statistical Yearbook 2007: Trends in Displacement, Protection and Solutions. Accessed November 2008.

Focus: Europe

Data:
George Washington University Center for the Study of Globalization (2006). Globalization, Urbanization, and Migration.

United Nations, Population Division (2006). World Migrant Stock: The 2005 Revision. Population Database.

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