Sankhya: The Indian Journal of Statistics

1995, Volume 57, Series B, Pt. 2, pp. 173--181

THE GLOBAL STATISTICS FOR GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT PROBLEMS

By

KEI TAKEUCHI, Meiji Gakuin University

SUMMARY.  Global environment issues require more solid factual data for the conditions of the earth as a whole. Statistical thinking is of a vital importance in obtaining and analyzing such data, but new approach is also necessary in statistics. Global statistics for global programs must transcend national borders, and combine data both for the natural and social aspects.

AMS (1991) subject classification.  62-03.

Key words and phrases. Global statistics, global environment, international statistics.

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