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Society and environment: the coming collision

Author: Rex R Campbell; Jerry L Wade
Publisher: Boston, Allyn and Bacon [1972]
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This book attempts to provide the breadth of perspective for a good understanding of the current environmental situation.
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Campbell, Rex R.
Society and environment.
Boston, Allyn and Bacon [1972]
(OCoLC)609125310
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rex R Campbell; Jerry L Wade
OCLC Number: 267311
Description: vii, 375 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. The nature of the collision. The quality of life / Saul Pett --
The historical roots of our ecological crisis / Lynn White, Jr. --
The ravaged environment / Newsweek --
We can't buy our way out / Reň Dubos --
The nature of ecosystems / Edward J. Kormondy --
An environmental glossary / Robert F. Kunz --
The tragedy of the commons / Garrett Hardin. Part 2. Water. Don't drink the water / Jean Libman Block --
The stage is set / Frank Graham, Jr. --
The politics of pollution / Donald E. Carr --
The oil around us / Robert and Leona Train Rienow --
Heat pollution / John R. Clark --
A polluted world / Jeremy bulger --
Are fertilizers polluting our water supply? / Robert Coffman --
Methyl mercury / Philip H. Abelson --
The ultimate open sewer / A.J. McClane --
The lobsterman's lament / American Forests. Part 3. Air. The disasters / Donald E. Carr --
Some burning questions about combustion / Tom Alexander --
America's airborne garbage / C.W. Griffin, Jr. --
Los Angeles smog / John R. Goldsmith --
Donora, Pennsylvania / Croswell Bowen. Part 4. The problem profusion. Why the global income gap grows wider --
Solid wastes : every day, another 800 million pounds / Sheldon A. Mix --
Ear pollution / Frank Graham, Jr. --
Lush farmlands imperiled by salty irrigation waters / Ralph Dighton --
Myths of the western dam / Wallace Stegner --
Pesticides : pro and con / U.S. News & World Report. Part 5. Population. Spaceship earth --
standing room only / Morris K. Udall --
Population / David M. Kiefer --
U.S. population growth : would slower be better? / Lawrence A. Mayer --
Overpopulated America / Wayne H. Davis --
Problems of population growth / Richard M. Nixon --
Parenthood : right or privilege? / Garrett Hardin. Part 6. Social transformation. The view from dead men's shoulders / Robert C. Cook --
Eco-catastrophe! / Paul Ehrlich --
The politics of ecology / Harvey Wheeler --
Industry : the wheels roll on --
Pollution : puffery or progress? / Newsweek --
The habit of waste / Malcolm Margolin --
Government --
A philosophy for the environment / Norman Cousins --
Cleaning up foul waters : pollution tax / A. Myrick, Freeman III --
Population --
The erosion of Eden / Horace Sutton --
A belief in technology --
Value systems --
Who owns the environment? / Peter Schrag --
Priorities for the seventies / Robert L. Heilbroner --
Needed : a rebirth of community / Newsweek --
This is the way the world ends / Roger Starr --
Postscript / Leo Marx.
Responsibility: [by] Rex R. Campbell [and] Jerry L. Wade.

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