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Conserving the Environment

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ISBN-10: 0737724773

ISBN-13: 9780737724776

Edition: 2006

Authors: John Woodward, Jennifer L. Skancke

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Each anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of primary sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields; the authors represent the leading conservative, liberal, and centrist views. This unique approach provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on each topic. Extensive book and periodical bibliographies and a list of organizations to contact are also included.
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
Publication date: 6/23/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Forewordp. 11
Introductionp. 13
Is the Environment in Jeopardy?
Chapter Prefacep. 17
Yes: The Environment Is in Jeopardy
An Environmental Crisis Existsp. 20
The Extinction of Plants and Animals Is a Serious Problemp. 24
Human Overpopulation Harms the Environmentp. 33
No: The Environment Is Not in Jeopardy
Environmentalists Exaggerate Environmental Problemsp. 40
The Extinction of Plants and Animals Is Not a Problemp. 51
The Human Population Does Not Harm the Environmentp. 56
Should Global Warming Be Addressed?
Chapter Prefacep. 60
Yes: Global Warming Should Be Addressed
Global Warming Is a Serious Problemp. 62
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Can Be Reduced Without Harming the Economyp. 71
Global Warming Is Caused by Human Activitiesp. 75
No: Global Warming Should Not Be Addressed
Global Warming Is Not a Serious Problemp. 84
Reducing Greenhouse Gases Would Harm the Economyp. 93
Global Warming Is Not Caused by Human Activitiesp. 107
How Can Government Best Conserve the Environment?
Chapter Prefacep. 120
The Clear Skies Act Will Reduce Pollutionp. 122
The Clear Skies Act Will Increase Pollution in Many Communitiesp. 132
The Government Must Not Allow Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refugep. 142
The Government Should Allow Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refugep. 150
The Endangered Species Act Should Be Strengthenedp. 159
The Endangered Species Act Should Be Abolishedp. 170
How Can Society Conserve the Environment?
Chapter Prefacep. 177
Using Renewable Energy Will Help Conserve the Environmentp. 179
Renewable Energy Is Too Costlyp. 192
Organic Farming Is Good for the Environmentp. 196
Genetically Modified Crops Benefit the Environment More Than Organic Foods Dop. 203
Making Sport Utility Vehicles More Efficient Would Help Conserve the Environmentp. 209
Making Sport Utility Vehicles More Efficient Would Not Benefit the Environmentp. 217
Organizations to Contactp. 225
Bibliographyp. 232
Indexp. 238
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