ISBN-10:
0471740659
ISBN-13:
9780471740650
Pub. Date:
09/17/2007
Publisher:
Wiley
Our Precarious Habitat The Sky Is Not Falling / Edition 4

Our Precarious Habitat The Sky Is Not Falling / Edition 4

by Melvin A. Benarde

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ISBN-13: 9780471740650
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/17/2007
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.51(h) x 1.09(d)

About the Author

MELVIN A. BENARDE, PhD, is the author of ten books, including Global Warning, Global Warming (Wiley) and previous editions of Our Precarious Habitat. He is the former director of Temple University's Environmental Resource Center and a professor in their Graduate Program in Industrial Hygiene, professor and acting chairman in the Department of Community Medicine at Hahnemann Medical School, and Associate Director of the Environmental Studies Institute at Drexel University. Dr. Benarde has studied environmental issues and their impact on human health for more than three decades.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

1. America the Heathful:Its Vital Signs.

2. N Proof in the Puddings: Alternative Health Practices.

3. Microbes Among US.

4. Food Uncovered.

5. Climate Change and Global Warming: Will the Greenhouse Become a Hothouse?

6. Tapping the Atom.

7. Powering the World: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources.

8. Environmental Issues: Perceptions and Political Aspects.

9. Science for eh People; the People For Science.

Index.

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