The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World / Edition 1

The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World / Edition 1

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by Bjorn Lomborg, Bjern Lomberg
     
 

A controversial, wide ranging and clearly documented survey of the state of the global environment.See more details below

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A controversial, wide ranging and clearly documented survey of the state of the global environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521010689
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/14/2001
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
540
Sales rank:
612,105
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. The Litany: 1. Things are getting better; 2. Why do we hear so much bad news?; Part II. Human Welfare: 3. Measuring human welfare; 4. Life expectancy and health; 5. Food and hunger; 6. Prosperity; 7. Conclusion; Part III. Can Human Prosperity Continue?: 8. Are we living on borrowed time?; 9. Will we have enough food; 10. Forests - are we losing them?; 11. Energy; 12. Non-energy resources; 13. Water; 14. Conclusion; Part IV. Pollution: 15. Air pollution; 16. Acid rain and forest death; 17. Indoor air pollution; 18. Allergies and asthma; 19. Water pollution; 20. Waste: running out of space?; 21. Conclusion; Part V. Tomorrow's Problems: 22. Our chemical fears; 23. Biodiversity; 24. Global warming; Part VI. The Real State of the World: 25. Predicament or progress?; Notes; Bibliography.

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