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Taking sides. Clashing views on environmental issues

Autor: Thomas A Easton
Editora: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, ©2013.
Séries: Taking sides.; McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series.
Edição/Formato   Livro : Inglês : 15th edVer todas as edições e formatos
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Overview: Taking Sides volumes present current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with Learning Outcomes, an Issue Summary, an Introduction, and an Exploring the Issue section featuring Critical Thinking and Reflection, Is There Common Ground?, and Additional Resources. Taking Sides readers  Ler mais...
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Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Thomas A Easton
ISBN: 9780073514512 0073514519
Número OCLC: 707964111
Descrição: xxxviii, 361 p. ; 24 cm.
Conteúdos: Should the precautionary principle become part of national and international law? --
Is sustainable development compatible with human welfare? --
Do ecosystem services have economic value? --
Should North America's landscape be restored to its prehuman state? --
Should the military be exempt from environmental regulations? --
Will restricting carbon emissions damage the economy? --
Is global warming a catastrophe that warrants immediate action? --
Should we drill for offshore oil? --
Is shale gas the solution to our energy woes? --
Is renewable energy really green? --
Are biofuels a reasonable substitute for fossil fuels? --
Is it time to revive nuclear power? --
Do we have a population problem? --
Does commercial fishing have a future? --
Can organic farming feed the world? --
Should society impose a moratorium on the use and release of synthetic biology organisms? --
Do environmental hormone mimics pose a potentially serious health threat? --
Should the superfund tax be reinstated? --
Should the United States reprocess spent nuclear fuel?
Título da Série: Taking sides.; McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series.
Outros Títulos: Clashing views on environmental issues
Environmental issues
Responsabilidade: selected, edited and with introductions by Thomas A. Easton.

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Presents controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. This book offers a topic guide and an annotated listing of Internet  Ler mais...

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