The Crowded Greenhouse: Population, Climate Change and Creating a Sustainable World

By: Mr. John Firor, Ms. Judith E. Jacobsen

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This book focuses on two critical global issues--rapid population growth and a human-induced climate change. John Firor and Judith Jacobsen summarize the current status of these two issues, show how they are related to one another, and prescribe steps that governments, economies, societies, and individuals can adopt to stabilize both population and climate.

Firor and Jacobsen argue that two revolutions are necessary to achieve a stable population and freedom from human-induced climate change: a social revolution that improves equity, particularly the status of women, and a technical revolution that yields vastly greater efficiency in energy and materials use than we have today. They offer a vision that incorporates these changes, and they urge professionals and activists to work to achieve them, even in the face of great odds.

Title: The Crowded Greenhouse: Population, Climate Change and Creating a Sustainable World

Author Name: Mr. John Firor, Ms. Judith E. Jacobsen

Categories: Environmental Science,

Publisher: Yale University Press: September 2002

ISBN Number: 0300093209

ISBN Number 13: 9780300093209

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used - LikeNew

Seller ID: 113373