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The Resource The state of the Earth : environmental challenges on the road to 2100, Paul K. Conkin

The state of the Earth : environmental challenges on the road to 2100, Paul K. Conkin

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The state of the Earth : environmental challenges on the road to 2100
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The state of the Earth
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environmental challenges on the road to 2100
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Paul K. Conkin
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eng
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The present era of staggering scientific and technological innovations, with major changes in agriculture, manufacturing, commerce, and communications, seems to document unparalleled human achievement. Yet when we examine the long-term implications, it becomes clear that an ever-growing number of humans have threatened the delicate environmental balance that sustains life on this planet. The past century may be remembered not as a period of great progress but as one marked by unrestrained consumption and failure to come close to a sustainable use of the earth's limited natural resources. In Th
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The state of the Earth : environmental challenges on the road to 2100, Paul K. Conkin
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The state of the Earth : environmental challenges on the road to 2100, Paul K. Conkin
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jcnvt
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-297) and index
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Contents
Our green planet -- Population, consumption, and the environment -- Soil, vegetation, and food -- Water and energy : will there be enough? -- Pollution, waste, and the ozone layer -- The extinction crisis -- Climate change in a glacial epoch -- Greenhouse gases and the climate change -- Reform environmentalists and American environmental policy -- Passionate environmentalism
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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