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Main Title World on the edge : how to prevent environmental and economic collapse /
Author Brown, Lester R. ; Brown, Lester Russell,
Publisher W.W. Norton,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 601104634
ISBN 9780393339499; 0393339491; 9780393080292; 0393080293
Subjects Environmental economics. ; Environmental policy--Economic aspects. ; Carbon dioxide--Environmental aspects. ; Population--Environmental aspects. ; Natural resources. ; Global environmental change. ; Economic development--Environmental aspects. ; Développement durable. ; Changement climatique. ; Politique de l'environnement. ; Protection de l'environnement. ; Environmental protection. ; Miljèovêard. ; Miljèopolitik. ; Klimatfèorändringar. ; environment--protection--economic development--globalization--world economy. ; climate--water--food--population--civilization--environmental damage--energy.
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ERAM  HC79.E5 B7598 2011 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 11/07/2011
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xii, 240 pages ; 21 cm
Notes "Earth Policy Institute is a nonprofit environmental research organization providing a plan for building a sustainable future."--Page opposite title page. Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-210) and index.
Contents Notes 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. The author addresses the crucial environmental issues of our times and considers the impact on the economies of the world.
Place Published New York
Corporate Au Added Ent Earth Policy Institute.
PUB Date Free Form c2011
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 2011285214
Merged OCLC records 601104654
OCLC Time Stamp 20111103180557
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02926cam 2200577 a 45020