Earth, Air and Water: Resources and Environment in the Late 20th Century

Earth, Air and Water: Resources and Environment in the Late 20th Century

by Ian Simmons
     
 

ISBN-10: 0340524154

ISBN-13: 9780340524152

Pub. Date: 01/01/1991

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The most up-to-date and comprehensive guide available which deals with whole resource systems from their origins in raw materials through the disposal of wastes. Examines the ecological, economic and behavioural aspects of resources as well as the present methods of their control.  See more details below

Overview

The most up-to-date and comprehensive guide available which deals with whole resource systems from their origins in raw materials through the disposal of wastes. Examines the ecological, economic and behavioural aspects of resources as well as the present methods of their control.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340524152
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.89(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT: THE LINKAGES
History of Resource Use
Resource Systems
RESOURCE SYSTEMS
Energy: The Binding Resource
Renewable Resource
Non-Renewable Resources
Environments as Resources
Wastes
GLOBAL OVERVIEWS
The Regionalisation of Interactions
Management Frameworks
Strategies for Global Reform
Revolution Better Than Evolution?
Index

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