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The Resource Global warming, Tamara L. Roleff, book editor, Scott Barbour, assistant editor, Karin L. Swisher, assistant editor

Global warming, Tamara L. Roleff, book editor, Scott Barbour, assistant editor, Karin L. Swisher, assistant editor

Label
Global warming
Title
Global warming
Statement of responsibility
Tamara L. Roleff, book editor, Scott Barbour, assistant editor, Karin L. Swisher, assistant editor
Title variation
  • Global warming
  • Opposing viewpoints
Title variation remainder
  • opposing viewpoints
  • global warming
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides pro and con arguments on the issues surrounding global warming and climate change. Conosiders the following questions: Does global warming pose a serious threat? -- What causes global warming? -- What will be the effects of global warming? -- Should measures be taken to combat global warming? -- How can the rain forests be preserved?
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.73/87
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC981.8.G56
LC item number
G581945 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1963-
  • 1959-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barbour, Scott
  • Roleff, Tamara L.
  • Swisher, Karin
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Global warming
Label
Global warming, Tamara L. Roleff, book editor, Scott Barbour, assistant editor, Karin L. Swisher, assistant editor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Copyright c1997 by Greenhaven Press, Inc."--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-187) and index
Contents
Global warming poses a serious threat / Robert T. Watson -- Global warming does not pose a serious threat / Jeffrey Salmon -- The magnitude of global warming may become extreme / Michael D. Lemonick -- The magnitude of global warming will not be extreme / Robert Jastrow -- The theory of global warming is not scientifically credible / S. Fred Singer -- The theory of global warming is scientifically credible / Ross Gelbspan -- Human activity causes global warming / William K. Stevens -- Natural factors cause global warming / Frederick Seitz -- Solar activity causes global warming / Nigel Calder --Solar activity does not cause global warming / Richard Kerr -- Global warming will result in major climatic disruptions / Der Spiegel -- Global warming may not result in major climatic disruptions / Kent Jeffreys -- The effect of global warming will be detrimental / George J. Mitchell -- The effect of global warming will be beneficial / Thomas Gale Moore -- Global warming may cause famine / David E. Pitt -- Global warming may not cause famine / John Reilly -- Carbon emissions should be reduced / Christopher Flavin and Odil Tunali -- Carbon emissions should not be reduced / William F. O'Keefe -- Immediate measures should be taken to combat global warming / Al Gore -- Measures to combat global warming should be delayed / Robert C. Balling Jr. -- Measures to combat global warming are cost-effective / Environmental Protection Agency ... [et al.] -- Measures to combat global warming are not cost-effective / John Shanahan -- Improved international initiatives can help preserve the rain forests / Anjali Acharya -- Political pressure can help preserve the rain forests / Mark Clayton -- Regulating logging can help preserve the rain forests / Derek Denniston -- Sustainable development can help preserve the rain forests / Thomas A. Carr, Heather L. Pederson and Sunder Ramaswany -- Pharmaceutical discoveries can help preserve the rain forest / Sam Thernstrom -- Ecotourism can help preserve the rain forests / Peter Davison
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9781565105119
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
96025705
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocn869883191
Label
Global warming, Tamara L. Roleff, book editor, Scott Barbour, assistant editor, Karin L. Swisher, assistant editor
Publication
Note
"Copyright c1997 by Greenhaven Press, Inc."--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-187) and index
Contents
Global warming poses a serious threat / Robert T. Watson -- Global warming does not pose a serious threat / Jeffrey Salmon -- The magnitude of global warming may become extreme / Michael D. Lemonick -- The magnitude of global warming will not be extreme / Robert Jastrow -- The theory of global warming is not scientifically credible / S. Fred Singer -- The theory of global warming is scientifically credible / Ross Gelbspan -- Human activity causes global warming / William K. Stevens -- Natural factors cause global warming / Frederick Seitz -- Solar activity causes global warming / Nigel Calder --Solar activity does not cause global warming / Richard Kerr -- Global warming will result in major climatic disruptions / Der Spiegel -- Global warming may not result in major climatic disruptions / Kent Jeffreys -- The effect of global warming will be detrimental / George J. Mitchell -- The effect of global warming will be beneficial / Thomas Gale Moore -- Global warming may cause famine / David E. Pitt -- Global warming may not cause famine / John Reilly -- Carbon emissions should be reduced / Christopher Flavin and Odil Tunali -- Carbon emissions should not be reduced / William F. O'Keefe -- Immediate measures should be taken to combat global warming / Al Gore -- Measures to combat global warming should be delayed / Robert C. Balling Jr. -- Measures to combat global warming are cost-effective / Environmental Protection Agency ... [et al.] -- Measures to combat global warming are not cost-effective / John Shanahan -- Improved international initiatives can help preserve the rain forests / Anjali Acharya -- Political pressure can help preserve the rain forests / Mark Clayton -- Regulating logging can help preserve the rain forests / Derek Denniston -- Sustainable development can help preserve the rain forests / Thomas A. Carr, Heather L. Pederson and Sunder Ramaswany -- Pharmaceutical discoveries can help preserve the rain forest / Sam Thernstrom -- Ecotourism can help preserve the rain forests / Peter Davison
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9781565105119
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
96025705
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocn869883191

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