Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search


Search Results Showing Item 1 of 171

Taking sides. Clashing views in sustainability / selected, edited, and with introductions by Robert W. Taylor.

Image of item

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lackawanna County Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albright Memorial Library 338.927 TAKING (Text) 50686014786516 Stacks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0073514535
  • ISBN: 9780073514536
  • Physical Description: xlii, 528 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill, ℗♭2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 520).
Formatted Contents Note:
Unit 1. Principles and overview -- Issue 1. Is sustainability a realistic objective for society? -- Issue 2. Is sustainability more about politics than science? -- Issue 3. Are Western values, ethics, and dominant paradigms compatible with sustainability? -- Issue 4. Does sustainability mean a lower standard of living? -- Unit 2. Global issues -- Issue 5. Can India and China reduce their dependence on coal? -- Issue 6. Is poverty responsible for global environmental degradation? -- Issue 7. Is limiting consumption rather than limiting population the key to sustainability? -- Issue 8. Can technology deliver global sustainability? -- Unit 3. Policy -- Issue 9. Is monetizing ecosystem services essential for sustainability? -- Issue 10. Does the market work better than government at transitioning to sustainability? -- Issue 11. Does sustainable urban development require more policy innovation and planning? -- Issue 12. Should water be privatized? -- Unit 4. Natural resources -- Issue 13. Can our marine resources be sustainably managed? -- Issue 14. Is natural gas hydraulic fracturing safe? -- Issue 15. Can species preservation be successfully managed? -- Issue 16. Can sustainable agriculture feed the world? -- Unit 5. Energy, business, and society -- Issue 17. Can nuclear energy be green? -- Issue 18. Is corporate sustainability more public relations than real? -- Issue 19. Are social concerns taken seriously in the "triple bottom line" of sustainability? -- Issue 20. Can cities be made sustainable?
Summary, etc.:
Presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format, with readings that reflect opposing positions.-- From publisher's description.
Subject: Sustainability.
Sustainable development.
Patron Reviews:
Series:
Awards:
Similar Books:
Other Editions:
LDR 03078cam a2200433Ia 4500
0013348190
003True
00520150211103255.0
008130107s2014 nyua b 000 0 eng d
019 . ‡a842426446
020 . ‡a0073514535 ‡q(pbk.)
020 . ‡a9780073514536 ‡q(pbk.)
0291 . ‡aAU@ ‡b000053738782
035 . ‡a(OCoLC)823577787 ‡z(OCoLC)842426446
040 . ‡aYDXCP ‡beng ‡cYDXCP ‡dMNY ‡dAHS ‡dNHA ‡dOCLCF ‡dOCLCQ ‡dOCLCO ‡dSCR
049 . ‡aSCRA
050 4. ‡aHC79.E5 ‡bT382 2014
08204. ‡a338.927
24500. ‡aTaking sides. ‡pClashing views in sustainability / ‡cselected, edited, and with introductions by Robert W. Taylor.
24630. ‡aClashing views in sustainability
250 . ‡a2nd ed.
260 . ‡aNew York, N.Y. : ‡bMcGraw-Hill, ‡c℗♭2014.
300 . ‡axlii, 528 pages : ‡billustrations ; ‡c24 cm.
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
4901 . ‡aTaking sides
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (page 520).
520 . ‡aPresents current controversial issues in a debate-style format, with readings that reflect opposing positions.-- ‡cFrom publisher's description.
5050 . ‡aUnit 1. Principles and overview -- Issue 1. Is sustainability a realistic objective for society? -- Issue 2. Is sustainability more about politics than science? -- Issue 3. Are Western values, ethics, and dominant paradigms compatible with sustainability? -- Issue 4. Does sustainability mean a lower standard of living? -- Unit 2. Global issues -- Issue 5. Can India and China reduce their dependence on coal? -- Issue 6. Is poverty responsible for global environmental degradation? -- Issue 7. Is limiting consumption rather than limiting population the key to sustainability? -- Issue 8. Can technology deliver global sustainability? -- Unit 3. Policy -- Issue 9. Is monetizing ecosystem services essential for sustainability? -- Issue 10. Does the market work better than government at transitioning to sustainability? -- Issue 11. Does sustainable urban development require more policy innovation and planning? -- Issue 12. Should water be privatized? -- Unit 4. Natural resources -- Issue 13. Can our marine resources be sustainably managed? -- Issue 14. Is natural gas hydraulic fracturing safe? -- Issue 15. Can species preservation be successfully managed? -- Issue 16. Can sustainable agriculture feed the world? -- Unit 5. Energy, business, and society -- Issue 17. Can nuclear energy be green? -- Issue 18. Is corporate sustainability more public relations than real? -- Issue 19. Are social concerns taken seriously in the "triple bottom line" of sustainability? -- Issue 20. Can cities be made sustainable?
596 . ‡a6
650 0. ‡aSustainability.
650 0. ‡aSustainable development.
7001 . ‡aTaylor, Robert W., ‡d1943- ‡eeditor.
830 0. ‡aTaking sides.
938 . ‡aYBP Library Services ‡bYANK ‡n9970435
949 . ‡a338.927 TAKING ‡hSCINPRO ‡i50686014786516 ‡p48.00 ‡xGIFT ‡jP
994 . ‡aC0 ‡bSCR
901 . ‡a3348190 ‡bUnknown ‡c3348190 ‡tbiblio
Search Results Showing Item 1 of 171

Additional Resources