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The Resource State of the World 2009 : into a warming world: a WorldWatch Institute report on progress toward a sustainable society, Linda Starke, editor

State of the World 2009 : into a warming world: a WorldWatch Institute report on progress toward a sustainable society, Linda Starke, editor

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State of the World 2009 : into a warming world: a WorldWatch Institute report on progress toward a sustainable society
Title
State of the World 2009
Title remainder
into a warming world: a WorldWatch Institute report on progress toward a sustainable society
Statement of responsibility
Linda Starke, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
551.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Starke, Linda
  • Worldwatch Institute
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatic changes
  • Global warming
  • Greenhouse gases
  • Environmental protection
  • Global environmental change
  • Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
  • Global temperature changes
  • Environmental policy
  • Climatic changes
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State of the World 2009 : into a warming world: a WorldWatch Institute report on progress toward a sustainable society, Linda Starke, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-247) and index
Contents
The perfect storm / Christopher Flavin and Robert Engelman -- A safe landing for the climate / W.L. Hare -- Farming and land use to cool the planet / Sara J. Scherr and Sajal Sthapit -- An enduring energy future / Janet L. Sawin and William R. Moomaw -- Building resilience / David Dodman, Jessica Ayers, and Saleemul Huq -- Sealing the deal to save the climate / Robert Engelman -- Climate change reference guide and glossary / Alice McKeown and Gary Gardner -- Climate connections -- The risks of other greenhouse gases / Janos Mat⥬ Kert Davies, and David Kanter -- Reducing black carbon / Dennis Clare -- Women and climate change: vulnerabilities and adaptive capacities / Lorena Aguilar -- The security dimensions of climate change / Jennifer Wallace -- Climate change's pressures on biodiversity / Thomas Lovejoy -- Small island developing states at the forefront of global climate change / Edward Cameron -- The role of cities in climate change / David Satterthwaite and David Dodman -- Climate change and health vulnerabilities / Juan Almendares and Paul R. Epstein --- India starts to take on climate change / Malini Mehra -- A Chinese perspective on climate and energy / Yingling Liu -- Trade, climate change, and sustainability / Tao Wang and Jim Watson -- Adaptation in locally managed marine areas in Fiji / Alifereti Tawake and Juan Hoffmaister -- Building resilience to drought and climate change in Sudan / Balgis Osman-Elasha -- Geoengineering to shade Earth / Ken Caldeira -- Carbon capture and storage / Peter Viebahn, Manfred Fischedick, and Daniel Vallentin -- Using the market to address climate change / Robert K. Kaufmann -- Technology transfer for climate change / K. Madhava Sarma and Durwood Zaelke -- Electric vehicles and renewable energy potential / Jeffrey Harti -- Employment in a low-carbon world / Michael Renner, Sean Sweeney, and Jill Kubit -- Climate justice movements gather strength / Ambika Chawla -- Shifting values in response to climate change / Tim Kasser -- Not too late to act / Betsy Taylor
Control code
000043767901
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxv, 262 p.
Isbn
9780393334180
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Other physical details
ill., charts
Label
State of the World 2009 : into a warming world: a WorldWatch Institute report on progress toward a sustainable society, Linda Starke, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-247) and index
Contents
The perfect storm / Christopher Flavin and Robert Engelman -- A safe landing for the climate / W.L. Hare -- Farming and land use to cool the planet / Sara J. Scherr and Sajal Sthapit -- An enduring energy future / Janet L. Sawin and William R. Moomaw -- Building resilience / David Dodman, Jessica Ayers, and Saleemul Huq -- Sealing the deal to save the climate / Robert Engelman -- Climate change reference guide and glossary / Alice McKeown and Gary Gardner -- Climate connections -- The risks of other greenhouse gases / Janos Mat⥬ Kert Davies, and David Kanter -- Reducing black carbon / Dennis Clare -- Women and climate change: vulnerabilities and adaptive capacities / Lorena Aguilar -- The security dimensions of climate change / Jennifer Wallace -- Climate change's pressures on biodiversity / Thomas Lovejoy -- Small island developing states at the forefront of global climate change / Edward Cameron -- The role of cities in climate change / David Satterthwaite and David Dodman -- Climate change and health vulnerabilities / Juan Almendares and Paul R. Epstein --- India starts to take on climate change / Malini Mehra -- A Chinese perspective on climate and energy / Yingling Liu -- Trade, climate change, and sustainability / Tao Wang and Jim Watson -- Adaptation in locally managed marine areas in Fiji / Alifereti Tawake and Juan Hoffmaister -- Building resilience to drought and climate change in Sudan / Balgis Osman-Elasha -- Geoengineering to shade Earth / Ken Caldeira -- Carbon capture and storage / Peter Viebahn, Manfred Fischedick, and Daniel Vallentin -- Using the market to address climate change / Robert K. Kaufmann -- Technology transfer for climate change / K. Madhava Sarma and Durwood Zaelke -- Electric vehicles and renewable energy potential / Jeffrey Harti -- Employment in a low-carbon world / Michael Renner, Sean Sweeney, and Jill Kubit -- Climate justice movements gather strength / Ambika Chawla -- Shifting values in response to climate change / Tim Kasser -- Not too late to act / Betsy Taylor
Control code
000043767901
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxv, 262 p.
Isbn
9780393334180
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Other physical details
ill., charts

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