The Environment

(Book - 2009)
The Environment
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Title: The environment
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009
Characteristics: 224 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Notes: STO
Contents: The earth faces an environmental crisis / Decca Aitkenhead
Environmental alarmism poses a serious threat / Jon Entine
Global warming is a serious problem / William Chandler
Global warming is not a serious problem / Dennis Behreandt
Overpopulation threatens the environment / Gedden Cascadia
Overpopulation does not threaten the environment / Ross B. Emmett
Renewable energy can reduce the impact of global warming / Sven Teske, Arthouros Zervos, and Oliver Schäfer
Renewable energy's usefulness in reducing global warming is limited / Lyndon Thompson and Rory J. Clarke
Nuclear power is the best way to address global warming / Peter Schwartz and Spencer Reise
Nuclear power is an environmentally unsound way to reduce pollution / Union of Concerned Scientists
An emissions cap and trading system will reduce global warming / Environmental Defense
Emissions trading will not significantly reduce global warming / Fred Pearce
The western lifestyle threatens the environment and human well-being / Kate Soper
Lifestyle changes will not improve the environment / Paul Wapner and John Willoughby
Electronic waste hurts the environment / Ellen Ruppell Shell
The problem of electronic waste is exaggerated / Dana Joel Gattuso
Environmental activism unites people for the good of the environment / Carl Pope
Environmental activism restricts individual freedom / Thomas A. Moser
Buying green products will improve the environment / Jenny Shank interview with Josh Dorfman
Buying green products is an inadequate environmental remedy / Monica Hesse
Green economic policies will improve the environment and promote equality / Preeti Mangala Shekar and Tram Nguyen
Environmental laws threaten American workers / Ben Lieberman
Additional Contributors: Gerdes, Louise I. 1953-
ISBN: 0737743611
Branch Call Number: 363.7 E6142 2009
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Environmental sciences
Topical Term: Environmental sciences
LCCN: 2008055846
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