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The Resource World on the edge : how to prevent environmental and economic collapse, Lester R. Brown, Earth Policy Institute

World on the edge : how to prevent environmental and economic collapse, Lester R. Brown, Earth Policy Institute

Label
World on the edge : how to prevent environmental and economic collapse
Title
World on the edge
Title remainder
how to prevent environmental and economic collapse
Statement of responsibility
Lester R. Brown, Earth Policy Institute
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author addresses the crucial environmental issues of our times and considers the impact on the economies of the world
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1934-
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Brown, Lester Russell.
Dewey number
363.7
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.E5
LC item number
B7598 2011
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
GE140
NAL item number
.B76 2011
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Earth Policy Institute
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  • Environmental economics
  • Environmental policy
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Population
  • Natural resources
  • Global environmental change
  • Economic development
Label
World on the edge : how to prevent environmental and economic collapse, Lester R. Brown, Earth Policy Institute
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Earth Policy Institute is a nonprofit environmental research organization providing a plan for building a sustainable future."--P. opposite t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-210) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On the edge -- [pt.] I. A deteriorating foundation. Falling water tables and shrinking harvests -- Eroding soils and expanding deserts -- Rising temperatures, melting ice, and food security -- [pt.] II. The consequences. The emerging politics of food scarcity -- Environmental refugees : the rising tide -- Mounting stresses, failing states -- [pt.] III. The response : plan B. Building an energy-efficient global economy -- Harnessing wind, solar, and geothermal energy -- Restoring the economy's natural support systems -- Eradicating poverty, stabilizing population, and rescuing failing states -- Feeding eight billion -- [pt.] IV. Watching the clock. Saving civilization
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 240 p.
Isbn
9780393080292
Lccn
2011285214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn601104634
  • (OCoLC)601104634
Label
World on the edge : how to prevent environmental and economic collapse, Lester R. Brown, Earth Policy Institute
Publication
Note
"Earth Policy Institute is a nonprofit environmental research organization providing a plan for building a sustainable future."--P. opposite t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-210) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On the edge -- [pt.] I. A deteriorating foundation. Falling water tables and shrinking harvests -- Eroding soils and expanding deserts -- Rising temperatures, melting ice, and food security -- [pt.] II. The consequences. The emerging politics of food scarcity -- Environmental refugees : the rising tide -- Mounting stresses, failing states -- [pt.] III. The response : plan B. Building an energy-efficient global economy -- Harnessing wind, solar, and geothermal energy -- Restoring the economy's natural support systems -- Eradicating poverty, stabilizing population, and rescuing failing states -- Feeding eight billion -- [pt.] IV. Watching the clock. Saving civilization
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 240 p.
Isbn
9780393080292
Lccn
2011285214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn601104634
  • (OCoLC)601104634

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