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Main Title Plan B : rescuing a planet under stress and a civilization in trouble /
Author Brown, Lester R. ; Brown, Lester Russell
Publisher Norton,
Year Published 2003
OCLC Number 52998575
ISBN 039305859X; 9780393058598; 0393325237; 9780393325232
Subjects Population. ; Carbon dioxide--Environmental aspects. ; Water-supply. ; Environmental economics. ; Economie de l'environnement. ; Distribution de l'eau. ; Changement climatique. ; Aspects socio-conomiques. ; Ressources alimentaires. ; Politique nutritionnelle. ; Bevolkingsdruk. ; Natuurlijke hulpbronnen. ; Milieuverontreiniging. ; Duurzame ontwikkeling.
Holdings
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EHAM  HC79.E5B7595 2003 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 10/28/2005
EJAM  HC79.E5B7595 2003 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 08/15/2016
ELDM  HC79.E5B7595 2003 NHEERL/MED Library/Duluth,MN 10/06/2006
ERAM  HC79.E5B7595 2003 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 06/04/2004
ESAM  HC79.E5B7595 2003 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 02/27/2004
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xvii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-272) and index.
Contents Notes
A planet under stress -- Emerging water shortages -- Eroding soils and shrinking cropland -- Rising temperatures and rising seas -- Our socially divided world -- Plan A : Business as usual -- Raising water productivity -- Raising land productivity -- Cutting carbon emissions in half -- Responding to the social challenge -- Plan B : Rising to the challenge. Plan B is a way of sustaining economic progress worldwide, an alternative to continuing environmental deterioration and eventual economic decline by stabilizing the population and climate before these issues spiral out of control.