Books  Regional Natural History  Africa 

Defending the World

By: D Adamson

IB Tauris

Hardback | Dec 1990 | #9218 | ISBN: 185043302X
Availability: Usually dispatched within 5 days Details
NHBS Price: £49.00 $63/€58 approx

Contents

Introduction. 1. Setting the agenda. 2. Ideals and Realities. 3. Climatology, survival and Politics. 4. The Global Commons: the atmosphere. 5. The Global Commons: the oceans. 6. The Global Commons: Antarctica.. 7. The Global Commons: the tropical forests. 8. The ozone layer. 9. Climate change and agriculture: and a Soviet dissent. 10. Eco-politics: the greening of the greys. 11. The campaigners. 12. The uncertain politics of carbon dioxide. 13. Nuclear power: carbon-free but costly and feared. 14. The pioneering Netherlands: cows, cars and the Western world's age of mobility. 15. Cleaning up Eastern Europe. 16. 1992 and beyond. Explanatory notes. Select bibliography. Index.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Mammals of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

NHBS Price: £24.99 $32/€29 approx

Wildlife of Madagascar

NHBS Special Offer Price: £15.99 £22.95 (Save £6.96) $21/€19 approx (ends 31/05/2017)

Britain's Treasure Islands

NHBS Price: £24.99 £29.99 (Save £5.00) $32/€29 approx

Natural History of Tenerife

NHBS Price: £29.99 $38/€35 approx

Udzungwa: Tales of Discovery in an East African Rainforest

NHBS Price: £36.99 $47/€44 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194