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Is the planet full?

Author: Ian Goldin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Is the planet full?
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Can our planet support the demands of the ten billion people anticipated to be the world's population by the middle of this century? This book explores the contexts, costs, and benefits of a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Goldin
ISBN: 9780199677771 0199677778
OCLC Number: 876198081
Description: 1 v. : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Optimum Population, Welfare Economics, and Inequality ; 3. Overpopulation or Underpopulation? ; 4. Demographic and Environmental Transitions ; 5. Towards a Contemporary Understanding of the Limits to Growth ; 6. How can 9-10 Billion People be Fed Sustainably and Equitably by 2050? ; 7. Water Scarcity on a Blue Planet ; 8. The Metabolism of a Human-Dominated Planet ; 9. Safe, Effective, and Affordable Health Care for a Bulging Population ; 10. Sourcing Mineral Resources: Problems and Solutions ; 11. Governance Matters Most
Responsibility: ed. by Ian Goldin.

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