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Earth in the balance : ecology and the human spirit

Author: Al Gore
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Plume, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a comprehensive plan for saving the environment by addressing population, technology, and education.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Al Gore
ISBN: 0395578213 9780395578216 0452269350 9780452269354
OCLC Number: 26634970
Description: xx, 407 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Balance at risk : Ships in the desert --
The shadow our future throws --
Climate and civilization: a short history --
Buddha's breath --
If the well goes dry --
Skin deep --
Seeds of privation --
The wasteland --
pt. 2. The search for balance --
Self-stewardship --
Eco-nomics : truth or consequences --
We are what we use --
Dysfunctional civilization --
Environmentalism of the spirit --
pt. 3. Striking the balance --
A new common purpose --
A global Marshall plan.
Responsibility: Al Gore.
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Describes how far reaching the environmental crisis is and calls for a radical change in human civilization's relationship with the planet.  Read more...

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