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Conserving the environment

Author: Douglas Dupler
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2006.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Conserving the environment.
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006041237
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Dupler
ISBN: 0737733136 9780737733136
OCLC Number: 1052650245
Description: 1 online resource (243 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Why consider opposing viewpoints? --
Introduction --
ch. 1. What is the extent of environmental problems? --
Chapter preface --
1. The earth faces an environmental crisis / Kenny Ausubel --
2. The earth does not face an environmental crisis / Joseph Bast --
3. Global warming poses a serious threat / Ross Gelbspan --
4. Global warming does not pose a serious threat / Sallie Baliunas --
5. Deforestation threatens the environment / Derrick Jensen and George Draffan --
6. Deforestation does not threaten the environment / Bjørn Lomborg --
Periodical bibliography --
ch. 2. What energy sources can conserve the environment? --
Chapter preface --
1. Renewable energy can help conserve the environment / Guy Dauncey --
2. Renewable energy is not viable / Jerry Taylor and Peter VanDoren --
3. Nuclear energy can reduce pollution / John Ritch --
4. Nuclear energy will not reduce pollution / Helen Caldicott --
5. Wind energy benefits the environment / Jim Motavalli --
6. Wind energy does not benefit the environment / H. Sterling Burnett --
7. America should reduce its use of fossil fuels / Lester R. Brown --
8. America should not reduce its use of fossil fuels / S. Fred Singer --
Periodical bibliography. Ch. 3. How can natural resources be conserved? --
Chapter preface --
1. The Endangered Species Act is effective / Roger Di Silvestro --
2. The Endangered Species Act should be reformed / Nancy Marano and Ben Lieberman --
3. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be conserved / Natural Resources Defense Council --
4. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be opened for drilling / Paul Driessen --
5. Modern agricultural practices conserve resources / Jonathan Rauch --
6. Modern agricultural practices do not conserve resources / Christopher D. Cook --
Periodical bibliography --
ch. 4. What can institutions and individuals do to conserve? --
Chapter preface --
1. Curbing human population growth will help conserve the environment / Ed McGaa --
2. Connecting large wilderness areas will help conserve the environment / Dave Foreman --
3. America should design products that benefit the environment / Fritjof Capra --
4. Reducing meat consumption will help conserve the environment / Jim Motavalli --
5. Products that harm the environment should be taxed more heavily / Bernie Fischlowitz-Roberts --
Periodical bibliography --
For further discussion --
Organizations to contact --
Bibliography of books --
Index.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Douglas Dupler, book editor.

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