It's A Matter Of Survival

It's A Matter Of Survival

by Anita Gordon, David Suzuki
     
 

More than a book on the environment, this is a book about us as a species: our shortsightedness, our failure to read the warnings, our inability to grasp the significance of our actions-and the tough decisions we have to make in order to save ourselves. Anita Gordon and David Suzuki warn us of the transition we will need to make if we are to arrive safely in the… See more details below

Overview

More than a book on the environment, this is a book about us as a species: our shortsightedness, our failure to read the warnings, our inability to grasp the significance of our actions-and the tough decisions we have to make in order to save ourselves. Anita Gordon and David Suzuki warn us of the transition we will need to make if we are to arrive safely in the next century. The power of the book lies in the consensus of the many voices, those of scientists and other scholars, that speak through it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674469716
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
02/01/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
0.65(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Meet the Author

Anita Gordon is the originator, executive producer, and co-writer with David Suzuki of the acclaimed radio series It's a matter of survival and the producer of the popular radio science program "Quirks & Quarks."

David Suzuki, a well-known geneticist and science broadcaster, is Professor of Biology at the University of British Columbia.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part I Toward the Year 2040

One Beyond Your Worst Nightmare

Two How Did We Come to This?

Part II Sacred Truths

Three Nature Is Infinite

Four Go Forth and Multiply...

Five ... And Dominate the Earth

Six That's the Price of Progress

Seven Growth Is Progress

Eight There at Our Disposal

Part III Toward the Year 2040

Nine Buying Time

Ten A Sense of Place

Notes and Sources

Index

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