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Critical perspectives on planet earth

1st ed.

Published by The Rosen Pub. Group, Inc. in New York .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 : The effects of climate change
1. "Spring forward" by Daniel Grossman
2. "On thin ice?" by Robert A. Bindschadler and Charles R. Bentley
3. "Making every drop count" by Peter H. Gleick
Chapter 2 : Threatened species and ecosystems
1. "Madagascar's lemurs" by Ian Tattersall
2. "The world's imperiled fish" by Carl Safina
3. "The puzzle of declining amphibian populations" by Andrew R. Blaustein and David B. Wake
4. "On the termination of species" by W. Wayt Gibbs
Chapter 3 : Human impacts: consequences for others and ourselves
1. "Human population grows up" by Joel E. Cohen
2. "Population, poverty and the local environment" by Partha S. Dasgupta
3. "Environmental change and violent conflict" by Thomas F. Homer-Dixon, Jeffrey H. Boutwell, and George W. Rathjens
Chapter 4 : Possible responses to environmental concerns
1. "The industrial ecology of the 21st century" by Robert A. Frosch
2. "Rethinking green consumerism" by Jared Hardner and Richard Rice
3. "More profit with less carbon" by Amory B. Lovins
4. "Urban planning in Curitiba" by Jonas Rabinovitch and Josef Leitman.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Scientific american critical anthologies on environment and climate
Juvenile literature.


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QH543 .V54 2007

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