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Scientific Advances Must be Used to Benefit Underdeveloped World, Says Earth Institute's John Mutter

John Mutter, associate vice provost of the Earth Institute at Columbia, says scientific advances must be used to benefit the underdeveloped world. Mutter is part of the six-member delegation from the Earth Institute attending the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, South Africa, through Sept. 3.

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John Mutter

Mutter says issues of sustainable development are dramatically different in the developed and underdeveloped worlds.

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Mutter says altering scientific agenda to assist the underdeveloped world should be one of the goals of the summit.

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Shot: Aug 23, 2002
Published: Aug 29, 2002
Last modified:Sep 18, 2002