Science magazine's state of the planet, 2006-2007 / edited by Donald Kennedy and the editors of Science magazine

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Subjects: Sustainable development--Congresses
Energy policy--Environmental aspects--Congresses
Food supply--Congresses
Water-supply--Congresses
World health--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c2006
LC Classification: G, GE
Physical Description: xi, 201 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: Life on a human-dominated planet / Donald Kennedy 5
Human population : the next half century / Joel E. Cohen 13
Prospects for biodiversity / Martin Jenkins 22
World fisheries : the next 50 years / Daniel Pauly, Jackie Alder, Elena Bennett, Villy Christensen, Peter Tyedmers, Reg Watson 29
Preserving the conditions of life / Donald Kennedy 39
Tropical soils and food security : the next 50 years / Michael A. Stocking 49
Global freshwater resources : soft-path solutions for the 21st century / Peter H. Gleick 59
Energy resources and global development / Jeffrey Chow, Raymond J. Kopp, Paul R. Portney 69
Global air quality and pollution / Hajime Akimoto 79
Modern global climate change / Thomas R. Karl, Kevin E. Trenberth 88
Managing our common inheritance / Donald Kennedy 101
The tragedy of the commons / Garrett Hardin 115
The struggle to govern the commons / Thomas Dietz, Elinor Ostrom, Paul C. Stern 126
Social capital and the collective management of resources / Jules Pretty 142
Managing tragedies : understanding conflict over common pool resources / William M. Adams, Dan Brockington, Jane Dyson, Bhaskar Vira 149
Global food security : challenges and policies / Mark W. Rosegrant, Sarah A. Cline 154
New visions for addressing sustainability / Anthony J. McMichael, Colin D. Butler, Carl Folke 161
The burden of chronic disease / C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor, Enamul Karim 167
The challenge of long-term climate change / K. Hasselmann, M. Latif, G. Hooss, C. Azar, O. Edenhofer, C. C. Jaeger, O. M. Johannessen, C. Kemfert, M. Welp, A. Wokaun 172
Climate change : the political situation / Robert T. Watson 179
Tale from a troubled marriage : science and law in environmental policy / Oliver Houck 183
Alternate Titles: State of the planet, 2006-2007
Additional Authors: Kennedy, Donald
Columbia Earth Institute
Notes: LCCN: 2006297078
ISBN: 1597260622 (cased)
ISBN: 1597260630
ISBN: 9781597260633
ISBN: 9781597260626 (cased)
"American Association for the Advancement of Science."
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 70545495
ISBN/ISSN: 1597260622
1597260630
9781597260633
9781597260626