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Science magazine's state of the planet, 2006-2007  Cover Image Book Book

Science magazine's state of the planet, 2006-2007

Kennedy, Donald, 1931- (Added Author). Columbia Earth Institute. (Added Author).

Summary: A unique contribution that brings together leading environmental scientists and researchers to give readers a comprehensive yet accessible overview of current issues.

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  • ISBN: 1597260630
  • ISBN: 9781597260633
  • ISBN: 1597260622
  • ISBN: 9781597260626
  • Physical Description: print
    xi, 201 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"American Association for the Advancement of Science."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Life on a human-dominated planet / Donald Kennedy -- Human population : the next half century / Joel E. Cohen -- Prospects for biodiversity / Martin Jenkins -- World fisheries : the next 50 years / Daniel Pauly, Jackie Alder, Elena Bennett, Villy Christensen, Peter Tyedmers and Reg Watson -- Preserving the conditions of life / Donald Kennedy -- Tropical soils and food security : the next 50 years / Michael A. Stocking -- Global freshwater resources : soft-path solutions for the 21st century / Peter H. Gleick -- Energy resources and global development / Jeffrey Chow, Raymond J. Kopp and Paul R. Portney -- Global air quality and pollution / Hajime Akimoto -- Modern global climate change / Thomas R. Karl and Kevin E. Trenberth -- Managing our common inheritance / Donald Kennedy -- The tragedy of the commons / Garrett Hardin -- The struggle to govern the commons / Thomas Dietz, Elinor Ostrom and Paul C. Stern -- Social capital and the collective management of resources / Jules Pretty -- Managing tragedies : understanding conflict over common pool resources / William M. Adams, Dan Brockington, Jane Dyson and Bhaskar Vira -- Global food security : challenges and policies / Mark W. Rosegrant and Sarah A. Cline -- New visions for addressing sustainability / Anthony J. McMichael, Colin D. Butler and Carl Folke -- The burden of chronic disease / C.G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor and Enamul Karim -- The challenge of long-term climate change / K. Hasselmann, M. Latif, G. Hooss, C. Azar, O. Edenhofer, C.C. Jaeger, O.M. Johannessen, C. Kemfert, M. Welp and A. Wokaun -- Climate change : the political situation / Robert T. Watson -- Tale from a troubled marriage : science and law in environmental policy / Oliver Houck.
Subject: Sustainable development Congresses
Energy policy Environmental aspects Congresses
Food supply Congresses
Water-supply Congresses
World health Congresses
Energy policy Environmental aspects
Food supply
Sustainable development
World health
Genre: Conference papers and proceedings.

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