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Global resources

Title
Global resources / Clare Hanrahan, book editor.
Format
Book
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Published
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2008.
Description
233 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Other contributors
Hanrahan, Clare.
Uniform series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-224) and index.
Contents
  • Are global resources overstrained? The depletion of oil reserves is a global problem / Matthew Simmons ; Global oil reserves are not near depletion / Jad Mouawad ; Food scarcity is a global problem / Lester R. Brown ; Food distribution, not scarcity, is a global problem / Roger Thurow and Jay Solomon ; Water scarcity is a global problem / Steve Lonergan ; Water scarcity is not a global problem / Asit K. Biswas
  • What global agricultural policies should be pursued? Organic agriculture can feed the world / Andre Leu ; Organic agriculture cannot feed the world / Ronald Bailey ; Genetically modified foods should be produced to feed the world / African American Environmentalist Association ; Genetically modified foods are dangerous and unneeded / Jeffrey Smith ; Fish farming can help feed the world / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ; Fish farming is environmentally destructive / Emma Duncan
  • What alternative energy sources are worth pursuing? Solar energy can effectively provide electricity / National Renewable Energy Laboratory ; Solar energy is inefficient and impractical / Howard C. Hayden ; Wind power is affordable and environmentally friendly / Joseph Florence ; Wind power is unreliable and not environmentally friendly / Eric Rosenbloom ; Biofuels can replace gasoline / Vinod Khosla ; Biofuels are impractical / James Jordan and James Powell
  • How can the world's resources be preserved? A commitment to sustainable development will help preserve global resources / James D. Wolfensohn ; Sustainable development privileges the few over the many / Morgan J. Poliquin ; Nations must share equally the world's resources / Rajesh Makwana ; Free-trade agreements need to be repealed to preserve global resources / Deborah James ; Water must be made a public resource / Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke.
Subject headings
Natural resources.
ISBN
9780737737431 (hardcover)
0737737433 (hardcover)
9780737737448 (pbk.)
0737737441 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
Call Number
HC85 .G58 2008
Location
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Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
HC85 .G58 2008
Location
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Library
South Bend - Schurz Library
Call Number
HC85 .G58 2008
Location
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