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The Resource Conserving the environment, Debra A. Miller, book editor

Conserving the environment, Debra A. Miller, book editor

Label
Conserving the environment
Title
Conserving the environment
Statement of responsibility
Debra A. Miller, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.7
Index
index present
LC call number
TD170.15
LC item number
.C67 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Current controversies
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Conserving the environment, Debra A. Miller, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
How serious is the global environmental crisis? Climate change is a serious problem / Current Events ; Climate change is not a catastrophe / Kevin Berger ; Increasing air pollution is creating atmospheric brown clouds / United Nations Environment Programme ; The health of the world's oceans is rapidly declining / Pew Environmental Group ; The world is facing a global water crisis / Maude Barlow ; Overpopulation is the central environmental crisis facing the world / Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich -- Is global warming a real threat? Chapter overview / Robert S. Boyd ; Global warming is the greatest threat humans have ever faced / Bill McKibben ; Global warming could lead to world poverty and war / Brad Knickerbocker ; It may already be too late to save the planet from global warming / Michael McCarthy ; Global warming is not a crisis / Philip Stott ; There is no scientific consensus on global warming / Wes Vernon ; The United Nations' climate reports are full of errors / Christopher Monckton ; Global warming is a myth / Walter Starck -- Is biodiversity loss a major concern? Chapter overview / Anup Shah ; Biocide is a bigger threat than global warming / Rebecca Sato ; Human health depends on plant and animal biodiversity / United Nations Development Programme ; Marine biodiversity is at great risk / Nancy Knowlton ; Biodiversity loss has been greatly exaggerated / Sustainable Development Network ; Some species should be allowed to become extinct / Murray Whyte ; Species preservation must be balanced with competing human needs / David Stirling -- What steps are necessary to better protect the environment? The new U.S. president must undo the George W. Bush's administration's environmental policies / Emily Bazelon and Paul Sabin ; The world must curtail greenhouse emissions even faster than previously thought / Robin McKie ; Biodiversity hotspots must be protected / E.O. Wilson ; Market incentives can solve environmental problems / Fred Krupp ; The market cannot solve the environmental crisis / Tony Iltis ; The economy must be reshaped to save the earth / New Scientist ; The current economic crisis provides opportunities to create a sustainable global economy / Jonathan Lash
Control code
ocn441153299
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
211 p.
Isbn
9780737746624
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009037782
System control number
(OCoLC)441153299
Label
Conserving the environment, Debra A. Miller, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
How serious is the global environmental crisis? Climate change is a serious problem / Current Events ; Climate change is not a catastrophe / Kevin Berger ; Increasing air pollution is creating atmospheric brown clouds / United Nations Environment Programme ; The health of the world's oceans is rapidly declining / Pew Environmental Group ; The world is facing a global water crisis / Maude Barlow ; Overpopulation is the central environmental crisis facing the world / Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich -- Is global warming a real threat? Chapter overview / Robert S. Boyd ; Global warming is the greatest threat humans have ever faced / Bill McKibben ; Global warming could lead to world poverty and war / Brad Knickerbocker ; It may already be too late to save the planet from global warming / Michael McCarthy ; Global warming is not a crisis / Philip Stott ; There is no scientific consensus on global warming / Wes Vernon ; The United Nations' climate reports are full of errors / Christopher Monckton ; Global warming is a myth / Walter Starck -- Is biodiversity loss a major concern? Chapter overview / Anup Shah ; Biocide is a bigger threat than global warming / Rebecca Sato ; Human health depends on plant and animal biodiversity / United Nations Development Programme ; Marine biodiversity is at great risk / Nancy Knowlton ; Biodiversity loss has been greatly exaggerated / Sustainable Development Network ; Some species should be allowed to become extinct / Murray Whyte ; Species preservation must be balanced with competing human needs / David Stirling -- What steps are necessary to better protect the environment? The new U.S. president must undo the George W. Bush's administration's environmental policies / Emily Bazelon and Paul Sabin ; The world must curtail greenhouse emissions even faster than previously thought / Robin McKie ; Biodiversity hotspots must be protected / E.O. Wilson ; Market incentives can solve environmental problems / Fred Krupp ; The market cannot solve the environmental crisis / Tony Iltis ; The economy must be reshaped to save the earth / New Scientist ; The current economic crisis provides opportunities to create a sustainable global economy / Jonathan Lash
Control code
ocn441153299
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
211 p.
Isbn
9780737746624
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009037782
System control number
(OCoLC)441153299

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