Detalles de la obra

Título:
The skeptical environmentalist
Subtítulo:
measuring the real state of the world
Autor(es):
Lomborg, Bjorn
Pie de imprenta:
Cambridge: Cambridge University, c2001
Descripción física:
xxiii, 515 p. grafs. 25 x 18 cm.
Idioma:
Inglés
ISBN:
978-0-521-01068-9
Resumen:
Contiene: I. The Litany. 1. Things are getting better. 2. Why do we hear so much bad news?. II. Human welfare. 3. Measuring human welfare. 4. Life expectancy and health. 5. Food and hunger. 6. Prosperity. 7. Conclusion to part II: unprecendented human prosperity. Part III. Can human prosperity continue. 8. Are we living on borrowed time?. 9. Will we have enough food?. 10. Forests, are we losing them?. 11. Energy. 12. Non-energy resources. 13. Water. 14. Conclusion to part III: continued prosperity. IV. Pollution: does it undercut human prosperity?. 15. Air pollution. 16. Acid rain and forest death. 17. Indoor air pollution. 18. Allergies and asthma. 19. Water pollution. 20. Waste: running out of space?. 21. Conclusion to part IV: the pollution burden has diminished. V. Tomorrow´s problems. 22. Our chemical fears. 23. Biodiversity. 24. Global warming. VI. The real state of the world. 25. Predicament of the world.
Referencias bibliográficas:
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Ubicación física:
658.408 / LOM
Tipo de material:
[Material Impreso]