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Technology and Global Change

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ISBN-10: 0521543320

ISBN-13: 9780521543323

Edition: 2003

Authors: Arnulf Gr�bler

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Technology and Global Change describes how technology has shaped society and the environment over the last 200 years. Technology has led us from the farm to the factory to the internet, and its impacts are now global. Technology has eliminated many problems, but has added many others (ranging from urban smog to the ozone hole to global warming). This book is the first to give a comprehensive description of the causes and impacts of technological change and how they relate to global environmental change. Written for specialists and nonspecialists alike, it will be useful for researchers and professors, as a textbook for graduate students, for people engaged in long-term policy planning in…    
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Book details

List price: $109.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/16/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Introduction
What is Technology?
Technology: concepts and definitions
Technology: models
Technology: history
Technology and the Environment: Natural and Human
Agriculture
Industry
Services
The Balance of Evidence
Conclusion
Postscript: from data muddles to models
Appendix
References
Index