Environment In Question

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First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Overview

First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415049689
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/27/1992
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Notes on contributors
Editors' preface
1 What do we owe future generations? 1
2 The problem of absolute poverty: What are our moral obligations to the destitute? 13
3 Towards a more humane view of the beasts? 28
4 The ethics of tourism 37
5 The dumping of radioactive waste in the deep ocean: Scientific advice and ideological persuasion 51
6 The ocean environment: Marine development, problems and pollution 65
7 Destruction of the rain forests: Principles or practices? 81
8 Environment and water resources in the arid zone 94
9 Air pollution--with special reference to acid rain, the greenhouse effect and ozone layer depletion 116
10 Challenges in environmental ethics 135
11 Responsibility, ethics and nature 147
12 The idea of environment 165
13 Towards a sustainable future 181
14 Recovering the real meaning of sustainability 187
15 Technological risk: A budget of distinctions 194
16 Thinking, believing and persuading: Some issues for environmental activists 212
17 Rethinking resources 224
References 238
Index 247
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