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Author Bailey, Ronald.

Title The True state of the planet / Ronald Bailey, editor
Published New York : Free Press, [1995]


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Description viii, 472 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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
Analysis Environment Hazards
Notes "A project of the Competitive Enterprise Institute."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Environmental policy -- Germany.
Environmental policy.
Environmental protection.
Author Bailey, Ronald.
Competitive Enterprise Institute.
LC no. 95000937
ISBN 0028740106