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The Cassandra Conference : resources and the human predicament

Author: Paul R Ehrlich; John P Holdren; Earl Ferguson Cook; Texas A & M University.
Publisher: College Station, Tex. : Texas A & M University Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Cassandra Conference (1985 : Texas A & M University).
Cassandra Conference.
College Station, Tex. : Texas A & M University Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)567961326
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Ehrlich; John P Holdren; Earl Ferguson Cook; Texas A & M University.
ISBN: 0890962952 9780890962954 089096369X 9780890963692
OCLC Number: 14376801
Notes: Sponsored by and held at Texas A & M University, May 6-7, 1985 to honor Earl Cook's memory.
Description: xi, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Cassandra's role in the population wrangle / Garrett Hardin --
Climate and food : signs of hope, despair, and opportunity / Stephen H. Schneider --
Industrialized agriculture and natural resources / David Pimentel --
Development and agriculture / Anne H. Ehrlich --
Energy and material resources / Daniel B. Luten --
What the fate of the rain forests means to us / Peter H. Raven --
Acid rain / John Harte --
Toxic substances : a cause for concern? / Cheryl E. Holdren --
Biotic services and the human estate : a scheme to avoid hidden taxes / George M. Woodwell --
The ecology of nuclear war / Paul R. Ehrlich --
Backing away from the brink : what could and should be done to reduce the danger of nuclear war / John P. Holdren. World economic modeling / Kenneth E.F. Watt, Paul Craig, and Jill Shore Auburn --
The limits to growth revisited / Donella H. Meadows --
Moving to a steady-state economy / Herman E. Daly --
How can we improve our chances? / Donella H. Meadows --
Romance and resources / Violetta Burke Cook and Earl Cook.
Responsibility: edited by Paul R. Ehrlich and John P. Holdren.

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