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Global resources : opposing viewpoints

Author: Helen Cothran
Publisher: San Diego : Greenhaven Press, ©2003.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Authors debate the depletion and the protection of global resources, the benefits of the world's agricultural policies, and the need to pursue energy sources.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Global resources.
San Diego : Greenhaven Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)654506772
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Cothran
ISBN: 0737716819 9780737716818 0737716827 9780737716825
OCLC Number: 51587201
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Global oil reserves are being exhausted / Kenneth S. Deffeyes --
Global oil reserves are not being exhausted / Sarah A. Emerson --
Global food supplies are becoming scarcer / Lester R. Brown --
Global food supplies are not becoming scarcer / Bjorn Lomborg --
Rain forest destruction has reached crisis proportions / Peter Bunyard --
The extent of rain forest destruction has been exaggerated / Marc Morano and Kent Washburn --
Genetically engineered foods should be produced / Economist --
Genetically engineered foods should not be produced / Vandana Shiva --
Organic farming protects the environment and sustains human life / Jonathan Dimbleby --
Organic farming harms the environment and threatens human health / Dennis T. Avery --
Livestock agriculture depletes land resources / Ed Ayres --
Livestock agriculture is beneficial / National Cattlemen's Beef Association --
The use of solar power should be increased / Martin Bond --
Solar power is not a viable energy source / William Booth --
The use of nuclear power should be increased / Douglas S. McGregor --
Nuclear power is dangerous and expensive / Karen Charman --
The use of wind power should be increased / Birger T. Madsen --
Hydrogen will be the energy source of the future / Ty Cashman and Bret Logue --
Wave energy is a promising energy source / David Ross --
Stabilizing the world's population growth will protect global resources / Werner Fornos --
Population growth does not threaten global resources / Nicholas Eberstadt --
Globalized free trade will protect global resources / James M. Sheehan --
Globalized free trade can exhaust global resources / Stanley Wood --
Sustainable development is necessary to protect global resources / Danja Van Der Veldt --
Sustainable development is unnecessary / Jerry Taylor.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Helen Cothran, book editor.
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Authors debate the depletion and the protection of global resources, the benefits of the world's agricultural policies, and the need to pursue energy sources.

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