1st Edition

The Earth's Fragile Systems
Perspectives On Global Change

ISBN 9780367291440
Published September 13, 2019 by Routledge
109 Pages

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Book Description

The Earth's Fragile Systems is concerned with some of the most pressing and worrying of the problems afflicting our globe, problems that have been discussed in various forums and are well known not to be simple intellectually, practically or politically.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Editors' Note -- Tropical Forests: A Resource in Jeopardy -- Dimensions of a New Vulnerability: The Significance of Large-scale Urbanization in Developing Countries -- The Heating Up of the Climate -- Greening of the Desert -- What Happened to the Energy Crisis? A Comment on the Global Commentary Papers -- About the IFIAS

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