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The crowded greenhouse : population, climate change, and creating a sustainable world

Author: John Firor; Judith Jacobsen
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2002.
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Firor and Jacobsen present the strongest possible arguments about human population, climate change, and the relationship between Earth and human beings, discussing how people on Earth should act to stabilise human population, and why and how they should act to stabilise the composition of the atmosphere. Three arguments are offered in service of the ultimate goal that is to strike a new balance in which the scale of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Firor, John.
Crowded greenhouse.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002000782
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Firor; Judith Jacobsen
ISBN: 9780300133448 0300133448
OCLC Number: 182530823
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 237 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Abbreviations""; ""1 One Vision of the Year 2050""; ""2 The New World of Population Policy""; ""3 Putting Cairo to Work""; ""4 U.S. Population Activism in the New Century""; ""5 A Warming World""; ""6 International Climate-Change Negotiations""; ""7 Creating a Stable Atmosphere""; ""8 Population and Climate Change Together""; ""Afterword: Dancing in the Crowded Greenhouse""; ""Bibliographic Essay""; ""Index""
Other Titles: Population, climate change, and sustainability
Responsibility: John Firor and Judith Jacobsen.
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This work focuses on two critical global issues - rapid population growth and a human-induced climate change. It summarizes the status of these issues, shows how they are related, and prescribes  Read more...

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