Global Resources and the Environment

Global Resources and the Environment

This multidisciplinary book discusses the complex relationships between society, natural resources and the environment.

Author: Chadwick Dearing Oliver

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781316800140

Category: Science

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In the past few decades, sustainability of natural resources and the social and environmental issues that surround them have become increasingly topical. This multidisciplinary book discusses the complex relationships between society, natural resources and the environment. Major resources including water, agriculture, energy, minerals and forests are considered, as well as different facets of the environment including climate, landforms and biodiversity. Each resource is discussed in the context of both environmental and socio-economic factors affecting their present and future distribution and demand. Presenting a balanced, comprehensive overview of the issues surrounding natural resources and sustainability, this accessible volume will be of interest to policy makers, resource managers, graduate students and researchers in the natural and social sciences.
Categories: Science

Global Resources and the Environment

Global Resources and the Environment

An illustrated overview of the sustainability of natural resources and the social and environmental issues surrounding their distribution and demand.

Author: Chadwick Dearing Oliver

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781107172937

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 536

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An illustrated overview of the sustainability of natural resources and the social and environmental issues surrounding their distribution and demand.
Categories: Business & Economics

Global Future

Global Future

Author: Council on Environmental Quality (U.S.)

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951D002919341

Category: Conservation of natural resources

Page: 210

View: 844

Categories: Conservation of natural resources

The Politics of Global Resources

The Politics of Global Resources

Harf begins with a description of the historical patterns and the contemporary character of the international system and shows why it is difficult for the world community to address today's issues.

Author: James E. Harf

Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press

ISBN: UOM:39015010928557

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 314

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Harf begins with a description of the historical patterns and the contemporary character of the international system and shows why it is difficult for the world community to address today's issues. He provides essential information on four specific issues used as case studies--food, actors, energy values, population policy and environment futures; and summarizes how far the global community has solved these issues and what tasks remain. ISBN 0-8223-0623-9 (pbk.): $14.95.
Categories: Business & Economics

Global Future Time to Act

Global Future  Time to Act

Author: Council on Environmental Quality (Estados Unidos)

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:1131312682

Category:

Page: 209

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Global Resources and the Environment

Global Resources and the Environment

The interactions among the environment, resources, and people are best understood ... The book's figures provide more global information subdivided by world ...

Author: Chadwick Dearing Oliver

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781316805251

Category: Science

Page:

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In the past few decades, sustainability of natural resources and the social and environmental issues that surround them have become increasingly topical. This multidisciplinary book discusses the complex relationships between society, natural resources and the environment. Major resources including water, agriculture, energy, minerals and forests are considered, as well as different facets of the environment including climate, landforms and biodiversity. Each resource is discussed in the context of both environmental and socio-economic factors affecting their present and future distribution and demand. Presenting a balanced, comprehensive overview of the issues surrounding natural resources and sustainability, this accessible volume will be of interest to policy makers, resource managers, graduate students and researchers in the natural and social sciences.
Categories: Science

Development without Destruction

Development without Destruction

Nico Schrijver highlights the UN's efforts to generate and implement strategies to resolve tensions between economic development and environmental protection, conservation and exploitation, sovereignty and internationalism, and armed ...

Author: Nico Schrijver

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253004567

Category: Political Science

Page: 328

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Since 1945, the UN has been actively engaged in conceptualizing strategies for both economic development and a sustainable environment. From a broad historical perspective, Development without Destruction sketches the role played by organizations and individuals in the UN system in developing and consolidating principles of international law and international governance with respect to natural resource management. Nico Schrijver highlights the UN's efforts to generate and implement strategies to resolve tensions between economic development and environmental protection, conservation and exploitation, sovereignty and internationalism, and armed conflict and peaceful access to natural resources. Schrijver's thorough analysis is an indispensable guide to management of the critical environmental issues on today's global agenda.
Categories: Political Science

Encyclopedia of Global Resources Environment and Natural Resources Division Mica

Encyclopedia of Global Resources  Environment and Natural Resources Division Mica

The four volumes in this set discuss not only the aspects of the resources themselves, but their economic and social impact as well. Plus, complimentary online access is provided through Salem Science.

Author: Craig W. Allin

Publisher: Salem PressInc

ISBN: PSU:000068284800

Category: Nature

Page: 1504

View: 900

The topic of our natural resources has become an important issue over the last few years. The abundance of some (and scarcity of others) has sparked many a debate. The four volumes in this set discuss not only the aspects of the resources themselves, but their economic and social impact as well. Plus, complimentary online access is provided through Salem Science.
Categories: Nature

Global Resources Environment and Population Act of 1983

Global Resources  Environment  and Population Act of 1983

My skepticism with respect to this ability of the proposed Council on Global Resources , the Environment and Population , headquartered in the President's ...

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Census and Population

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105119529696

Category: Conservation of natural resources

Page: 143

View: 448

Categories: Conservation of natural resources

Global Resources

Global Resources

This EU-funded project examines the dynamics of conflict, collaboration and competition in relation to access to oil, gas and minerals.

Author: R. Dannreuther

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137349149

Category: Political Science

Page: 276

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This EU-funded project examines the dynamics of conflict, collaboration and competition in relation to access to oil, gas and minerals. It involves 12 different institutions from across the EU and examines oil, gas and other minerals - spanning geology, technology studies, sociology, economics and political science.
Categories: Political Science

Global Resources

Global Resources

Presents a collection of essays exploring varying viewpoints on natural resources.

Author: Clare Hanrahan

Publisher: Greenhaven Press

ISBN: MINN:31951D02802362B

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 233

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Presents a collection of essays exploring varying viewpoints on natural resources.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Global Environmental Challenges of the Twenty first Century

Global Environmental Challenges of the Twenty first Century

Global Environmental Challenges provides important information and gives us hope about the environment. This book first helps us to grasp these difficulties, then shows us the choices we can make.

Author: David E. Lorey

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0842050493

Category: Social Science

Page: 312

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The most serious environmental problems of the twenty-first century have the potential to alter the course of life on this planet. Global warming, toxic waste, water and air pollution, acid rain, and shrinking energy supplies are frightening challenges that may threaten our future if we do not face up to them. Global Environmental Challenges provides important information and gives us hope about the environment. This book first helps us to grasp these difficulties, then shows us the choices we can make. How long to leave a light on, whether to take the car, the train, or bicycle to work, whether to recycle or throw away, whether to vote to curb continued suburban sprawl-all of these decisions can make a difference. This collection of some of the best essays and articles on the environment comes from a variety of sources, including journals, magazines, websites of ecological/conservation organizations, and other publications. Five major sections investigate the interaction of population growth, consumption, and environment; the emerging crisis in freshwater around the globe; global climate and atmosphere (including global warming); biodiversity loss; and the concept of sustainable development-using natural resources to place future human development on a sustainable path. The final section on sustainable development reveals how we can take action. As individuals, we can make a difference readily and easily without making huge personal sacrifices. As societies, we can work together in a global community of interest to sustain the earth. This valuable resource offers readers a better understanding of our environmental problems and presents solutions to improving the health of the planet.
Categories: Social Science

Global Justice Natural Resources and Climate Change

Global Justice  Natural Resources  and Climate Change

This work develops a new theory of global egalitarianism concerning natural resources, rejecting both permanent sovereignty and equal division, which is then used to examine the problem of climate change.

Author: Megan Blomfield

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198791737

Category: Philosophy

Page: 272

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To address climate change fairly, many conflicting claims over natural resources must be balanced against one another. This has long been obvious in the case of fossil fuels and greenhouse gas sinks including the atmosphere and forests; but it is ever more apparent that responses to climate change also threaten to spur new competition over land and extractive resources. This makes climate change an instance of a broader, more enduring and - for many - all too familiar problem: the problem of human conflict over how the natural world should be cared for, protected, shared, used, and managed. This work develops a new theory of global egalitarianism concerning natural resources, rejecting both permanent sovereignty and equal division, which is then used to examine the problem of climate change. It formulates principles of resource right designed to protect the ability of all human beings to satisfy their basic needs as members of self-determining political communities, where it is understood that the genuine exercise of collective self-determination is not possible from a position of significant disadvantage in global wealth and power relations. These principles are used to address the question of where to set the ceiling on future greenhouse gas emissions and how to share the resulting emissions budget, in the face of conflicting claims to fossil fuels, climate sinks, and land. It is also used to defend an unorthodox understanding of responsibility for climate change as a problem of global justice, based on its provenance in historical injustice concerning natural resources.
Categories: Philosophy

Global Resources Environment and Population Act of 1987

Global Resources  Environment  and Population Act of 1987

APPENDIX A The Global Resources , Environment and Population Act was first considered in the 97th Congress when Senator Mark Hatfield ( R - OR ) and ...

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Census and Population

Publisher:

ISBN: LOC:00005137056

Category: Conservation of natural resources

Page: 102

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Categories: Conservation of natural resources

Global Hydrology

Global Hydrology

Global Hydrology illustrates in detail the growing importance of understanding hydrological processes and pathways as a means of effective and safe management of water resources.

Author: J. A. A. Jones

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317894735

Category: Science

Page: 414

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Global Hydrology illustrates in detail the growing importance of understanding hydrological processes and pathways as a means of effective and safe management of water resources. It describes current management practices and past environmental impact. It analyses the options for improving water supply and protecting the environment, emphasizing the need for international collaboration in a changing societal and environmental context
Categories: Science

Earth and Us

Earth and Us

The book examines aspects of the nexus between population, resources, environment and development, and presents ideas on what can be done in the future.

Author: Mostafa Kamal Tolba

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781483163574

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 116

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Earth and Us: Population, Resources, Environment, Development is a compilation of ideas and thoughts of leading international statesmen, political leaders, economists and environmentalists, on the complex interlinkages between man and his environment. The book examines aspects of the nexus between population, resources, environment and development, and presents ideas on what can be done in the future. The articles contained in the book covers various topics such as environmental concerns in the third world; climatic change, environment and development; environmental aspects of agricultural and rural development; and environmental protection and economic development. Environmentalists, ecologists, and policy makers will find the book highly insightful.
Categories: Business & Economics

WTO and Global Resources

WTO and Global Resources

Environmental measures addressing transboundary or global environmental problems, should, as far as possible, be based on international consensus.

Author: Sakda Thanitcul

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSD:31822035248897

Category: Endangered species

Page: 328

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Categories: Endangered species