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Title Environmentalism & the technologies of tomorrow : shaping the next industrial revolution / edited by Robert Olson & David Rejeski.

Published Washington : Island Press, [2005]
©2005

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  338.927 ENVI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 195 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Another Chance / Bob Olson, David Rejeski 1 -- Part I Goal: A Transition to Sustainability 9 -- 1 Creating a Sustainable Future: Are We Running out of Time? / James Gustave Speth 11 -- 2 An Eco-Economy in Harmony with Nature / Lester Brown 20 -- 3 A New Age of Resource Productivity / Amory B. Lovins, L. Hunter Lovins 29 -- Part II New Technologies 39 -- 4 Environmental Implications of Emerging Nanotechnologies / Mark R. Wiesner, Vicki L. Colvin 41 -- 5 Ecological Computing / Feng Zhao, John Seely Brown 53 -- 6 Genetics and the Future of Environmental Policy / Gary E. Marchant 61 -- 7 Future of Manufacturing: The Implications of Global Production for Environmental Policy and Activism / Timothy J. Sturgeon 71 -- 8 Engineering the Earth / Brad Allenby 80 -- Part III New Governance 87 -- 9 A Long Look Ahead: NGOs, Networks, and Future Social Evolution / David Ronfeldt 89 -- 10 Environmental Leadership in Government / Joanne B. Ciulla 99 -- 11 Time Matters / Stewart Brand 108 -- 12 Guardian Reborn: A New Government Role in Environmental Protection / William McDonough, Michael Braungart 115 -- 13 Advancing Corporate Sustainability: A Critical New Role for Government / David V. J. Bell 123 -- 14 Government in the Chrysalis Economy / John Elkington 133 -- 15 Is Free Trade Too Costly? / Denis Hayes 143 -- 16 Greening the Global Financial System / Hazel Henderson 151 -- 17 Challenge Ahead / Bob Olson, David Rejeski 160.
Summary "Environmentalism and the Technologies of Tomorrow is a collection of essays by leading scientists, technologists, and environmentalists that examines the nature of these changes, their environmental implications, and possible strategies for the transition to a sustainable future."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Olson, Robert L. (Robert Linus), 1942-
Rejeski, David.
Subject Sustainable development.
Technological innovations -- Environmental aspects.
Environmental protection.
Green technology.
Variant Title Environmentalism and the technologies of tomorrow.
ISBN 155963765X (cloth : alk. paper)
1559637692 (paperback: alk. paper)