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Title Global change and our common future : papers from a forum / Ruth S. DeFries and Thomas F. Malone, editors
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1989
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 227 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Toward a global environmental policy / William D. Ruckelshaus -- Global change and our common future : the Benjamin Franklin Lecture / Gro Harlen Brundtland -- Global change and carrying capacity : implications for life on Earth / Paul R. Ehrlich [and others] -- The Earth system / Digby J. McLaren -- Mission to planet Earth revisited / Thomas F. Malone and Robert Corell -- Historical perspectives : climatic changes throughout the millenia / John E. Kutzbach -- Mathematical modeling of greenhouse warming : how much do we know? / J.D. Mahlman -- The Earth's fragile ozone shield / Susan Solomon -- Terrestrial ecosystems / Peter M. Vitousek -- Human dimensions of global environmental change / Roberta Balstad Miller -- The human causes of global environmental change / B.L. Turner II
What does global change mean for society? / Lester R. Brown -- Impacts of future sea level rise / James M. Broadus -- Threats to biological diversity as the Earth warms / Robert L. Peters -- Deforestation and its role in possible changes in the Brazilian Amazon / Eneas Salati [and others] -- Impacts of global change / Jose Goldemberg -- The global environment : a national security issue / Albert Gore, Jr. -- Implications for public policy : options for action / Martin W. Holdgate -- View from the North / Digby J. McLaren -- View from the South / Marc J. Dourojeanni -- Political leadership and the Brundtland Report : what are the implications for public policy? / Charles Caccia -- Global warming : is it real and should it be part of a global change program? / Stephen H. Schneider
Notes "Committee on Global Change, National Research Council."
Proceedings of the Forum on Global Change and Our Common Future, held on May 2-3, 1989, at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C., and organized by the the National Research Council's Committee on Global Change
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Environmental policy -- Congresses.
Global warming -- Congresses.
Human ecology -- Congresses.
Pollution -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author DeFries, Ruth S.
Malone, Thomas F.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Global Change.
Forum on Global Change and Our Common Future (1989 : Washington, D.C.)
ISBN 058514902X (electronic bk.)
9780585149028 (electronic bk.)