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One Earth, One Future: Our Changing Global Environment

By: CSimon Silver and RS DeFries

National Academies Press (NAP)

Paperback | Jan 1992 | #8333 | ISBN: 0309046327
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Written for non-scientists, this book aims to describe the scientific background of environmental issues, from climate change to species diversity. Contents: Introduction; The Earth as a System; A New Science of the Earth; Lessons from the Geologic Past; System Interactions: Atmosphere, Oceans, Land and Humans; Humanity: An Agent of Global Environmental Change; The Faces of Global Environmental Change: Global Warming; Food, Water and Changing Climate; Coastlines and Rising Seas; The Ozone Layer and Ultraviolet Radiation; Vanishing Forests and Vanishing Species; Lakes, Forests and Acid Deposition; Afterword: Global Change and Our Common Future.


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by Cheryl Simon Silver with Ruth S. DeFries for the National Academy of Sciences

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