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Resources, environment, and population : present knowledge, future options

Author: Kingsley Davis; Mikhail S Bernstam
Publisher: New York : Population Council : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These analytical essays explore the impending problems and new interrelations between population trends, resource use and environmental consequences. The interactions include local, regional and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Resources, environment, and population.
New York : Population Council : Oxford University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)654157347
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kingsley Davis; Mikhail S Bernstam
ISBN: 0195070496 9780195070491 019507050X 9780195070507 001950750X 9780019507509
OCLC Number: 23731723
Notes: "Based on a conference held at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 1-3 February 1989."
"Population and development review. A supplement to volume 16, 1990."
Description: xii, 423 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Population and resources : fact and interpretation / Kingsley Davis --
Sustainable development : from concept and theory to operational principles / Herman E. Daly --
Long-run global population forecasts : a critical appraisal / Ronald D. Lee --
Comment : on the uncertainty of population projections / Griffith Feeney --
Comment : reflections on "time left us" / Kenneth W. Wachter --
Rapid population growth and water scarcity : the predicament of tomorrow's Africa / Malin Falkenmark --Energy, people, and industrialization / Amory B. Lovins --
Land use, migration, and natural resource deterioration : the experience of Guatemala and the Sudan / Richard E. Bilsborrow, Pamela F. DeLargy. World urbanization in perspective / Ira S. Lowry --
On the interactions between climate and society / Michael H. Glantz --
Comment : environmental risk and policy response / Richard Elliot Benedick --
Acid rain and other airborne pollutants : their human causes and consequences / Ellis B. Cowling --
Ocean space : use and protection / Edward D. Goldberg --
The world's forests and human populations : the environmental interconnections / Norman Myers --
Comment : on the medicinal value of tropical ecosystems / Eugene Zavarin --
Comment : population effects on deforestation and soil erosion in China / Jing-Neng Li --
Winners and losers in the twentieth-century struggle to survive / Peter H. Raven. Biomass burning in the tropics : impact on environmental quality and global climate / Meinrat O. Andreae --
Toward a theory of population-development interaction / Nathan Keyfitz --
Comment : the second tragedy of the commons / Ronald D. Lee --
Comment : the "one world" thesis as an obstacle to environmental preservation / Virginia Abernethy --
Comment : adverse environmental consequences of the Green Revolution / David Pimentel, Marcia Pimentel --
The wealth of nations and the environment / Mikhail S. Bernstam --
Population and resources under the socialist economic system / Elwood Carlson, Mikhail S. Bernstam --
Tradeoffs between human numbers and material standards of living / Paul Demeny.
Other Titles: Population and development review.
Responsibility: Kingsley Davis, Mikhail S. Bernstam, editors.
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