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The true state of the planet : [ten of the world's premier environmental researchers in a major challenge to the environmental movement] / Ronald Bailey, editor.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York ; London : Free Press, c1995.ISBN:
  • 0028740106
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 363.7 20
Contents:
Prologue: Environmentalism for the Twenty-first Century / Ronald Bailey -- 1. Population, Food, and Income: Global Trends in the Twentieth Century / Nicholas Eberstadt -- 2. Saving the Planet with Pesticides: Increasing Food Supplies While Preserving the Earth's Biodiversity / Dennis Avery -- 3. Global Warming: Messy Models Decent Data, and Pointless Policy / Robert C. Balling, Jr. -- 4. The Coming Age of Abundance / Stephen Moore -- 5. The Causes and Prevention of Cancer: The Role of Environment / Bruce N. Ames and Lois Swirsky Gold -- 6. Forests: Conflicting Signals / Roger A. Sedjo -- 7. Conserving Biodiversity: Resources for Our Future / Stephen R. Edwards -- 8. Water Options for the Blue Planet / Terry L. Anderson -- 9. Rescuing the Oceans / Kent Jeffreys -- 10. Richer Is Cleaner: Long-Term Trends in Global Air Quality / Indur M. Goklany -- Epilogue: Reappraising Humanity's Challenges, Humanity's Opportunities / Fred Smith -- Benchmarks: The Ecological and Economic Trends That Are Shaping the Natural Environment and Human Societies -- Appendix: Limits of Statistical Certainty - The Case of Population, Food, and Income / Nicholas Eberstadt.
Production credits:
  • "A project of the Competitive Enterprise Institute" - t.p.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Prologue: Environmentalism for the Twenty-first Century / Ronald Bailey -- 1. Population, Food, and Income: Global Trends in the Twentieth Century / Nicholas Eberstadt -- 2. Saving the Planet with Pesticides: Increasing Food Supplies While Preserving the Earth's Biodiversity / Dennis Avery -- 3. Global Warming: Messy Models Decent Data, and Pointless Policy / Robert C. Balling, Jr. -- 4. The Coming Age of Abundance / Stephen Moore -- 5. The Causes and Prevention of Cancer: The Role of Environment / Bruce N. Ames and Lois Swirsky Gold -- 6. Forests: Conflicting Signals / Roger A. Sedjo -- 7. Conserving Biodiversity: Resources for Our Future / Stephen R. Edwards -- 8. Water Options for the Blue Planet / Terry L. Anderson -- 9. Rescuing the Oceans / Kent Jeffreys -- 10. Richer Is Cleaner: Long-Term Trends in Global Air Quality / Indur M. Goklany -- Epilogue: Reappraising Humanity's Challenges, Humanity's Opportunities / Fred Smith -- Benchmarks: The Ecological and Economic Trends That Are Shaping the Natural Environment and Human Societies -- Appendix: Limits of Statistical Certainty - The Case of Population, Food, and Income / Nicholas Eberstadt.

"A project of the Competitive Enterprise Institute" - t.p.