Our Country, The Planet

Our Country, The Planet

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Our Country, The Planet is a wide-ranging discussion of the global environmental crisis that accounts for the positions and perceptions of both developed and developing nations. As president of the World Conservation Union and the only person to have served on all five independent international commissions on global issues, Shridath Ramphal brings to his study a unique perspective and deep understanding of both development and the environment.Carbon dioxide accounts for half of global warming, and fossil fuels account for about two-thirds of manmade carbon dioxide. The consumption ... warming. As NOTED earlier, fossil fuels contribute to other human assaults on nature, from city smog and acid rain to oil spills. Using fossil fuels more cleanly, efficiently, and sparingly, reducing our dependence on them, and turning to alternative sources of energy should ... That is what they all did after Stockholm twenty years ago. But thatanbsp;...

Title:Our Country, The Planet
Author:S. S. Ramphal
Publisher:Island Press - 1992-03-01


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