Unif Title Conserving the environment (Online)
Title Conserving the environment [electronic resource] / Douglas Dupler, book editor.
Publication Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2006]
Copyright date ©2006
Description 1 online resource (243 pages) : illustrations.
Call # eBOOK
Series Opposing viewpoints
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-234) and index.
Contents Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- ch. 1. What is the extent of environmental problems? -- Chapter preface -- 1. The earth faces an environmental crisis / Kenny Ausubel -- 2. The earth does not face an environmental crisis / Joseph Bast -- 3. Global warming poses a serious threat / Ross Gelbspan -- 4. Global warming does not pose a serious threat / Sallie Baliunas -- 5. Deforestation threatens the environment / Derrick Jensen and George Draffan -- 6. Deforestation does not threaten the environment / Bjørn Lomborg -- Periodical bibliography -- ch. 2. What energy sources can conserve the environment? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Renewable energy can help conserve the environment / Guy Dauncey -- 2. Renewable energy is not viable / Jerry Taylor and Peter VanDoren -- 3. Nuclear energy can reduce pollution / John Ritch -- 4. Nuclear energy will not reduce pollution / Helen Caldicott -- 5. Wind energy benefits the environment / Jim Motavalli -- 6. Wind energy does not benefit the environment / H. Sterling Burnett -- 7. America should reduce its use of fossil fuels / Lester R. Brown -- 8. America should not reduce its use of fossil fuels / S. Fred Singer -- Periodical bibliography --
ch. 3. How can natural resources be conserved? -- Chapter preface -- 1. The Endangered Species Act is effective / Roger Di Silvestro -- 2. The Endangered Species Act should be reformed / Nancy Marano and Ben Lieberman -- 3. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be conserved / Natural Resources Defense Council -- 4. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be opened for drilling / Paul Driessen -- 5. Modern agricultural practices conserve resources / Jonathan Rauch -- 6. Modern agricultural practices do not conserve resources / Christopher D. Cook -- Periodical bibliography -- ch. 4. What can institutions and individuals do to conserve? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Curbing human population growth will help conserve the environment / Ed McGaa -- 2. Connecting large wilderness areas will help conserve the environment / Dave Foreman -- 3. America should design products that benefit the environment / Fritjof Capra -- 4. Reducing meat consumption will help conserve the environment / Jim Motavalli -- 5. Products that harm the environment should be taxed more heavily / Bernie Fischlowitz-Roberts -- Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index.
Access Available only to authorized users.
System Req Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Environmental protection.
Environmental degradation.
Energy conservation.
Conservation of natural resources.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author Dupler, Douglas.
Thomson Gale (Firm)
Serials Solutions, distributor.

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