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Taking Sides : Clashing Views on Controversial Environmental Issues

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Edition:
10th
ISBN13:

9780072855319

ISBN10:
0072855312
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
11/26/2002
Publisher(s):
MCG (Manual)

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Summary

Debates issues surrounding environmental policy and science, including regulating biodiversity, oil drilling, genetic engineering, hazardous waste disposal, and climate change.

Table of Contents

Preface i
Introduction: Environmental Issues: The Never-Ending Debate xii
PART 1 PHILOSOPHY AND POLITICS 1(116)
Should a Price Be Put on the Goods and Services Provided by the World's Ecosystems?
2(24)
``Putting a Value on Nature's 'Free' Services,'' World Watch (January/February 1998)
4(12)
Janet N. Abramovitz
``Pricing Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: The Never-Ending Story,'' BioScience (April 2000)
16(10)
Marino Gatto
Giulio A. De Leo
Is Biodiversity Overprotected?
26(12)
``Regulating Biodiversity: Tragedy in the Political Commons,'' Ideas on Liberty (September 2001)
28(4)
David N. Laband
``Why Biodiversity Matters,'' interview by Kris Christen, OECD Observer (Summer 2001)
32(6)
E. O. Wilson
Are Environmental Regulations Too Restrictive?
38(20)
``Saving the Environment From the Environmentalists,'' Commentary (April 1998)
40(9)
Peter W. Huber
``Brownlash: The New Environmental Anti-Science,'' The Humanist (November/December 1996)
49(9)
Paul R. Ehrlich
Anne H. Ehrlich
Should Environmental Policy Attempt to Cure Environmental Racism?
58(18)
``Dismantling Environmental Racism in the USA,'' Local Environment (vol. 4, no. 1, 1999)
60(9)
Robert D. Bullard
``The 'Environmental Racism' Hoax,'' The American Enterprise (November/December 1998)
69(7)
David Friedman
Is the Precautionary Principle a Sound Basis for International Policy?
76(26)
``Are Decision-Makers Too Cautious With the Precautionary Principle?'' Paper Delivered at the Land and Environment Court of New South Wales Annual Conference (October 14 & 15, 1999)
78(11)
Paul L. Stein
``The Perils of Precaution,'' Policy Review (June & July 2001)
89(13)
Henry I. Miller
Gregory Conko
Do Environmentalists Overstate Their Case?
102(15)
``Debunking Green Myths,'' Reason (February 2002)
104(4)
Ronald Bailey
``Skeptical of the Skeptical Environmentalist,'' Skeptic (vol. 9, no. 2, 2002)
108(9)
David Pimentel
PART 2 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS 117(140)
Should the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Be Opened to Oil Drilling?
118(20)
``To Drill or Not to Drill: Let the Environmentalists Decide,'' The Independent Review (Fall 2001)
120(9)
Dwight R. Lee
``Fool's Gold in Alaska,'' Foreign Affairs (July/August 2001)
129(9)
Amory B. Lovins
L. Hunter Lovins
Should DDT Be Banned Worldwide?
138(11)
``Malaria, Mosquitoes, and DDT,'' World Watch (May/June 2002)
140(9)
Anne Platt McGinn
``A Case of the DDTs,'' National Review (May 14, 2001)
149(5)
Roger Bate
Is Genetic Engineering an Environmentally Sound Way to Increase Food Production?
154(30)
Royal Society of London et al., ``Transgenic Plants and World Agriculture,'' A Report Prepared Under the Auspices of the Royal Society of London, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Indian National Science Academy, the Mexican Academy of Sciences, and the Third World Academy of Sciences (July 2000)
156(15)
``The Emperor's New Crops,'' World Watch (July/August 1999)
171(13)
Brian Halweil
Do Environmental Hormone Mimics Pose a Potentially Serious Health Threat?
184(24)
``Hormone Disruptors: A Clue to Understanding the Environmental Causes of Disease,'' Environment (June 2001)
186(11)
Sheldon Krimsky
``Environmental and Dietary Estrogens and Human Health: Is There a Problem?'' Environmental Health Perspectives (April 1995)
197(11)
Stephen H. Safe
Is the Environmental Protection Agency's Decision to Tighten Air Quality Standards for Ozone and Particulates Justified?
208(24)
Statement Before the Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property and Nuclear Safety, Committee on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senate (February 12, 1997)
210(11)
Carol M. Browner
Statement Before the Subcommittee on Clean Air, Wetlands, Private Property and Nuclear Safety, Committee on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senate (February 5, 1997)
221(11)
Daniel B. Menzel
Do Human Activities Threaten to Change the Global Climate?
232(25)
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, from ``Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis,'' A Report of Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2001)
234(13)
``Too Darn Hot?'' Commentary (June 2001)
247(10)
Kevin A. Shapiro
PART 3 DISPOSING OF WASTES 257(56)
Hazardous Waste: Should the ``Polluter Pays'' Provision of Superfund Be Weakened?
258(18)
``Stop Superfund Waste,'' Issues in Science and Technology (Spring 1993)
260(8)
Bernard J. Reilly
``The Sabotage of Superfund,'' Audubon (July/August 1993)
268(8)
Ted Williams
Municipal Waste: Is Recycling an Environmentally and Economically Sound Waste Management Strategy?
276(18)
``Recycling Is Not Garbage,'' Technology Review (October 1997)
278(7)
Richard A. Denison
John F. Ruston
``Time to Dump Recycling?'' Issues in Science and Technology (Spring 1995)
285(9)
Chris Hendrickson
Lester Lave
Francis McMichael
Nuclear Waste: Should the United States Continue to Focus Plans for Permanent Nuclear Waste Disposal Exclusively at Yucca Mountain?
294(19)
Recommendation by the Secretary of Energy Regarding the Suitability of the Yucca Mountain Site for a Repository Under the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 (February 2002)
296(11)
Spencer Abraham
``Nuclear Roulette,'' Mother Jones (September/October 2001)
307(6)
Jon Christensen
PART 4 POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS 313(81)
Is Limiting Population Growth a Key Factor in Protecting the Global Environment?
314(20)
``The Population Explosion: Why We Should Care and What We Should Do About It,'' Environmental Law (vol. 27, no. 4, 1997)
316(10)
Paul R. Ehrlich
Anne H. Ehrlich
``Body Count,'' National Review (October 25, 1999)
326(8)
Stephen Moore
Will Pollution Rights Trading Effectively Control Environmental Problems?
334(16)
``The Market for Pollution,'' Environmental Health Perspectives (August 2001)
336(6)
Charles W. Schmidt
``Trading Away the Earth: Pollution Credits and the Perils of 'Free Market Environmentalism,''' Dollars & Sense (March/April 1996)
342(8)
Brian Tokar
Will Voluntary Action by Industry Reduce the Need for Future Environmental Regulation?
350(20)
ISO 14000 Perspective: So Long! Command and Control... Hello! ISO 14000 (December 1998)
352(8)
Raymond J. Patchak
William R. Smith
``When Pollution Prevention Meets the Bottom Line,'' Environmental Science and Technology (vol. 31, no. 9, 1997)
360(10)
Linda Greer
Christopher van Loben Sels
Is Sustainable Development Compatible With Human Welfare?
370(24)
``Sustainable Development: The Ethics Support the Economics,'' Journal of Business Ethics (July 2001)
372(10)
Dinah M. Payne
Cecily A. Raiborn
``Doomsday Every Day: Sustainable Economics, Sustainable Tyranny,'' The Independent Review (Summer 1999)
382(12)
Jacqueline R. Kasun
Contributors 394(6)
Index 400


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