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Human Impact On The Environment Ancient Roots, Current Challenges

By: Judith E Jacobsen(Editor), John Firor(Editor)
Publisher: Routledge
Human Impact On The Environment
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Human Impact On The Environment explores the way in which human culture and technology have altered the environment through time. The contributors, drawn from a wide variety of disciplines, including anthropology, biology, history, physics and atmospheric science, explore the relationship between humans and the environment as an ongoing process, not just as a recent artifact of the post-Industrial Revolution world. Through an examination of the past and an analysis of the present, they cast light on the short-term strategies and long-term consequences of human behaviour on the environment.


- Introduction
- From Small Groups to Large: The Impact of Hunting, Farming, and Cities
- The Impact of Early People on the Environment: The Case of Large Mammal Extinctions
- The Impact of Food Production: Short-Term Strategies and Long-Term Consequences
- The Epidemiology of Civilization
- The Industrial Era: New Societies, New Technologies, New Problems
- The Revolution in the Family and the World We Have Made
- Pollution and the Emergence of Industrial America
- Exhaustibility of British Coal in Long-Run Perspective
- The Environment Goes Global: Issues of the Late Twentieth Century
- Global Climate Change
- Global Water Resources: The Coming Crises
- Tropical Forests and Human Society
- Designing the Future: Coping with the Crises
- Creating an International Process to Address Greenhouse Warming
- Human Impacts
- African Search for Solutions
- Transitions to a Sustainable Society

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Judith E. Jacobsen is a writer, lecturer, and consultant on world population issues. John Firor is a senior scientist and director emeritus at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

By: Judith E Jacobsen(Editor), John Firor(Editor)
Publisher: Routledge
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