The World Environment 1972-1992: Two decades of challenge

The World Environment 1972-1992: Two decades of challenge

by O. El-Kholy

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401050111
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 02/08/2013
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
Pages: 884
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

One: The Issues.- 1 Air pollution.- 2 Ozone depletion.- 3 Climate change.- 4 Availability of fresh water.- 5 Coastal and marine degradation.- 6 Land degradation.- 7 Deforestation and habitat loss.- 8 Loss of biological diversity.- 9 Environmental hazards.- 10 Toxic chemicals and hazardous wastes.- Two: Causes and Consequences.- 11 Agriculture and fisheries.- 12 Industry.- 13 Energy.- 14 Transport.- 15 Tourism.- 16 Population and resources.- 17 Human settlements.- 18 Health.- 19 Peace and security.- Three: The Response.- 20 Understanding the environment.- 21 Perceptions and attitudes.- 22 National responses.- 23 International responses.- Four: Looking Ahead.- 24 Challenges and opportunities.- Appendix A Contributors to the report.- Appendix B Reviewers, participants and commentators in workshops.

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