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Title Taking sides : Clashing views on environmental issues, 16/e expanded / [edited by] Thomas A. Easton.

Published [Columbus, Ohio] McGraw-Hill Education Create, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  333.7 TAKI    AVAILABLE
 UniM Giblin Eunson  333.7 TAKI    AVAILABLE
Edition 16th edition expanded.
Physical description iv, 300 pages ; 28 cm.
Series Taking sides
Taking sides.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- Unit 1. Environmental philosophy -- 1.1. Do we need the precautionary principle? -- 1.2. Are there limits to growth? -- 1.3. Should we be pricing ecosystem services? -- Unit 2. Principles versus politics -- 2.1. Does designating "wild lands" harm rural economies? -- 2.2. Does excessive Endangered Species Act litigation threaten species recovery, job creation, and economic growth? -- 2.3. Can "green" marketing claims be believed? -- Unit 3. Energy issues -- 3.1. Is anthropogenic global warming real and dangerous? -- 3.2. Do we need research guidelines for geoengineering? -- 3.3. Should we continue to rely on fossil fuels? -- 3.4. Is shale gas the solution to our energy woes? -- 3.5. Is renewable energy green? -- 3.6. Are biofuels a reasonable substitute for fossil fuels? -- 3.7. Is hydropower a sound choice for renewable energy? -- Unit 4. Food and population -- 4.1. Do we have a population problem? -- 4.2. Does commercial fishing have a future? -- 4.3. Does the world need high-tech agriculture? -- 4.4. Do genetically modified crops cause farmer suicides? -- Unit 5. Hazardous releases -- 5.1. Should society impose a moratorium on the use and release of "synthetic biology" organisms? -- 5.2. Is Bisphenol A a potentially serious health threat? -- 5.3. Should agricultural animal wastes be exempt from the requirements of superfund legislation? -- 5.4. Should the United States reprocess spent nuclear fuel?
Other author Easton, Thomas A, editor.
Subject Environmental policy.
Environmental protection.
Environmental ethics.
Environmental engineering.
Environmental sciences.
Variant Title Clashing views on environmental issues
Environmental issues
ISBN 9781259343254