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On borrowed time? : assessing the threat of mineral depletion

Author: John E Tilton
Publisher: Washington, DC : Resources for the Future, ©2003.
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Given global population growth, rising living standards, and environmental concerns, how seriously should society take the threat of mineral exhaustion? This title explores the methods used to study  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tilton, John E.
On borrowed time?
Washington, DC : Resources for the Future, ©2003
(DLC) 2002003419
(OCoLC)49284201
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John E Tilton
ISBN: 9781936331024 1936331020
OCLC Number: 670429551
Description: 1 online resource (viii, pages 158) : illustrations
Contents: The road ahead --
Evolving concerns --
Imperfect measures --
The benevolent past --
The uncertain future --
The environment and social costs --
Findings and implications.
Responsibility: John E. Tilton.

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'Succeeds in simplifying the myriad of complex issues bearing on the exhaustibility question posed for all minerals including oil and gas. . . .Provides a good overview for the layman of resource Read more...

 
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