The List of Tables and Boxes

in The Little Green Handbook


Table 1-1 The top 10 industrial producers in 1998, globally, and in developing countries
Table 2-1 Explosive growth of global population
Table 2-2 Population dynamics, 2002
Table 2-3 Projections of global population, 2000–2100
Table 2-4 Populations in the less and more developed countries, 2000–2050
Table 2-5 The most populated countries in 2002, 2025, and 2050
Table 2-6 Countries contributing most to the growth of the global population, 2002
Table 2-7 Percentage of the population aged 65 years and over, 1950 and 2050
Table 2-8 Dependency ratios, 1970–2050
Table 3-1 Australian assets affected or threatened by dryland salinity in 2000, 2020, and 2050
Table 3-2 The number and types of species living on Earth
Table 3-3 The number of endangered vertebrate species
Table 3-4 How much global forest area are we losing each year?
Table 3-5 Changes in the global grain-harvested area, 1950–1999
Table 3-6 Land damaged by irrigation in the 1980s .
Table 3-7 Irrigated land damaged by salt, 1987
Table 3-8 Increase in meat production, 1961–2000
Table 4-1 Global freshwater resources
Table 4-2 Fresh water availability by region and globally
Table 4-3 Water withdrawals by region and globally, 1900–2050
Table 4-4 Water withdrawals per person by region, 2000
Table 4-5 Global water withdrawals by sector, 1900–2025
Table 4-6 Basic water requirements
Table 4-7 Countries with the greatest number of large dams, 2000
Table 4-8 Regional applications of dams
Table 4-9 Withdrawals of groundwater in the 1980s
Table 4-10 Groundwater as a source for irrigation
Table 4-11 Groundwater as a source of drinking water
Table 4-12 Dependence on the external supply of surface water
Table 4-13 Number of people suffering severe water stress, 2002 and 2032
Table 5-1 Carbon emissions by country and region, 1990–2020
Table 5-2 Carbon emissions by level of development and globally, 1990–2020
Table 5-3 Global flow of carbon, 1989–1998
Table 5-4 Atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous dioxide, 1000–2000
Table 5-5 Projected concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and changes in global average temperature, 2010–2100
Table 5-6 Burden of responsibility for climate change
Table 5-7 Greenhouse gas emissions by developed countries in 1990
Table 5-8 Relative contributions of chlorine and bromine substances to the
depletion of stratospheric ozone
Table 6-1 Global annual consumption of energy, 1900–2020
Table 6-2 Global consumption of energy by fuel, 1990–2020
Table 6-3 Global consumption of fossil fuels, 1990–2020
Table 6-4 Consumption of energy by country and region, 1990–2020
Table 6-5 Consumption of energy by level of development and globally, 1990–2020
Table 6-6 Deposits of fossil fuels, 2001
Table 6-7 Producers and consumers of crude oil, 2001
Table 6-8 Consumption of electricity by country and region, 1990–2020
Table 6-9 Consumption of electricity by level of development and globally, 1990–2020
Table 6-10 Consumption of nuclear energy by country, region, and country group, 2000
Table 6-11 Consumption of nuclear energy by level of development and globally, 1990–2020
Table 6-12 Consumption of hydroelectricity by country, region, and country group, 2000
Table 6-13 Consumption of hydroelectricity by level of development and globally, 1990–2020
Table 6-14 Summary and extended projections of global demand for electricity, 2000–2050
Table 6-15 Contributions of alternative sources of energy to electricity production and to the generation of heat energy, 1998
Table 6-16 The future of wind energy, 2000–2020
Table 6-17 Future of global energy consumption, 2000–2020
Table 6-18 Changes in energy consumption by industrialised and developing countries, 2000–2020
Table 7-1 The range of inequalities within countries
Table 7-2 Increasing income inequalities
Table 7-3 Unequal share in the benefits of progress
Table 7-4 Unpromising future of industrialisation in developing countries
Table 7-5 Little change in the number of people living in absolute poverty
Table 7-6 The depths of absolute poverty
Table 7-7 Changes in levels of human development, 1975–2001
Table 7-8 Gaps in human development, 1975–2001
Table 7-9 Large differences in levels of poverty
Table 7-10 Child poverty in industrialised countries, 1999
Table 7-11 A wide range of GDP values
Table 7-12 The widening gap between GDP values for developing and high-income OECD countries
Table 7-13 Growth of the urban population, 1950–2050
Table 7-14 Urbanisation and the propagation of slums
Table 7-15 The leading causes of death, 1998
Table 7-16 The most deadly infectious diseases, 1998
Table 7-17 Major outbreaks of infectious diseases, 1970–1999
Table 7-18 Adults and children living with HIV/AIDS, 2000
Table 7-19 Countries with a large number of cases of malaria in 2000
Table 7-20 Emerging and re-emerging diseases and pathogens, 1975–1999
Table 7-21 The decreasing response to antimalarial drug
Table 7-22 Staphylococcus aureus—a champion of resistance
Table 8-1 Typical global distribution of military budgets, 2000
Table 8-2 Fortress world
Table 8-3 The US burden of wars, 1917–2001
Table 8-4 Typical US discretionary budget, 2004
Table 8-5 The burden of US military spending, 1981–2010
Table 8-6 US military budgets, 1941–2010
Table 8-7 Regional trends in military expenditure, 1993–2002
Table 8-8 Examples of continuing conflicts, 2001
Table 8-9 The relationship between different types of conflicts in the KOSIMO database
Table 8-10 Trends in the global number of conflicts, 1945–2003
Table 8-11 Typical distribution of conflicts by region and intensity, 2003
Table 8-12 Weapons Lethality Index
Table 8-13 Number of nuclear warheads constructed between 1945 and 2000
Table 8-14 Global nuclear stockpiles, 1945–2000
Table 8-15 Current number of nuclear strategic systems and warheads
Table 8-16 Estimated number of tactical and hedge nuclear weapons
Table 10-1 The collapse of world fisheries
Table 10-2 Projected maxima of global production of crude oil
Table A2-1 Projections of global population by region
Table A3-1 Examples of ecological footprints and ecological capacity
Table A3-2 Global distribution of forests (natural and plantations) by region
Table A3-3 How rich are the forests of the world?
Table A3-4 Regional use of fertilisers, 1997
Table A3-5 Regional distribution of the intensity of the use of commercial fertilisers
Table A3-6 Changes in the use of fertilisers between 1968 and 1998
Table A4-1 Interstate water-related conflicts
Table A5-1 Examples of carbon emissions per person, 2000
Table A6-1 The flow of energy at the source
Table A6-2 The flow of energy at outlets
Table A6-3 Installed electrical capacity by region and globally in 2000
Table A6-4 Installed electrical capacity by countries, 2000
Table A6-5 Projections of nuclear generating capacity, 2000–2020
Table A6-6 Ultimate potentials for the production of hydroelectricity, by region and globally
Table A7-1 The depths of poverty
Table A7-2 The explosion of urbanisation, 1000–2015
Table A7-3 Reported outbreaks of infectious diseases, 1998–1999
Table A7-4 Burden of infectious diseases, 1998
Table A7-5 The increasing resistance to antibiotics
Table C-1 How to read large numbers
Table D-1 Conversion coefficients for energy units


Box 1-1 Top mining producers in 1999
Box 3-1 Required and available surface areas in 2003, 2025, and 2050
Box 3-2 Functional distribution of global surface areas
Box 3-3 Estimated annual global loss of land
Box 3-4 How many people can live in Australia?
Box 3-5 Changes in agriculture, 1960–2000
Box 4-1 How much water is involved in annual global circulation?
Box 4-2 Water withdrawal by sector as an indicator of economic status
Box 4-3 Domestic water consumption
Box 5-1 Distribution of the world’s carbon
Box 5-2 Global survey of the projected increase in surface temperatures during the 21st century
Box 5-3 A brief list of the continuing and projected effects of global warming
Box 7-1 Levels of human development, 2001
Box 7-2 Benefits of urbanisation
Box 7-3 Intensified international travel
Box 7-4 Microbes on the move
Box 7-5 The rise and fall of penicillin
Box A3-1 The human threat to the 25 biodiversity hotspots
Box A4-1 Salinity scale
Box A4-2 Water-related diseases
Box A5-1 The earth’s atmosphere
Box A5-2 Examples of extreme weather events