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The environment

Author: Louise I Gerdes
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2009.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains twenty-two critical essays that offer varying perspectives on issues related to the environment, and discusses potential threats to the environment, global warming, how Western lifestyle choices affect the environment, and government policies.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Environment.
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009
(OCoLC)762214823
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise I Gerdes
ISBN: 9780737743616 0737743611 9780737743623 073774362X
OCLC Number: 785738268
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The earth faces an environmental crisis / Decca Aitkenhead --
Environmental alarmism poses a serious threat / Jon Entine --
Global warming is 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 Olive Schafer --
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.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.

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Contains twenty-two critical essays that offer varying perspectives on issues related to the environment, and discusses potential threats to the environment, global warming, how Western lifestyle choices affect the environment, and government policies.

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