The Resource Humanity's future, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor, (electronic resource)

Humanity's future, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor, (electronic resource)

Label
Humanity's future
Title
Humanity's future
Statement of responsibility
Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
303.48/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T14.5
LC item number
.H865 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gerdes, Louise I.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technology
  • Twenty-first century
Label
Humanity's future, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&res_id=info:sid/gale:OVIC&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft.isbn=9780737729399&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:inde80299
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 216-218) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How will technology affect humanity's future? Technology will enhance humanity's future / Michael G. Zey -- Technological innovation must be limited to protect humanity / Don Closson -- Human genetic enhancement will benefit humanity / Ronald Bailey -- Human genetic enhancement is unnecessary / Bill McKibben -- Energy crisis will harm humanity's future / Charles T. Maxwell -- Humanity will develop new energy technologies and tap new sources / David Deming -- What is the future of world health? Globalization is a threat to world health / Dennis Pirages, Theresa DeGeest -- Globalization promotes world health / Richard G.A. Feachem -- Pollution threatens human health / John Eyles, Nicole Consitt -- Threat that pollution poses to human health has been exaggerated / Kendra Okonski, Julian Morris -- Genetically modified food threatens human health / Jeffrey M. Smith -- Genetically modified food will improve human health / Gregory Conko, C.S. Prakash -- How will the human impact on the environment affect humanity's future? Global warming is a serious threat to humanity's future / Mark Lynas -- Claims that global warming is a threat are misleading / Myron Ebell -- Environmental problems caused by overpopulation will harm humanity / Danielle Nierenberg, Mia MacDonald -- Overpopulation does not threaten the environment or humanity / Ronald Bailey -- What will be the future of the global community? Gap between rich and poor nations is growing / Bruce R. Scott -- Human well-being is increasing throughout the world / Indur M. Goklany -- Weapons of mass destruction threaten humanity's future / George W. Bush -- Threat from weapons of mass destruction is exaggerated / Ivan Eland -- Food scarcity is a serious threat to global security / Lester Brown -- Spread of Western culture threatens local cultures / Wole Akande
Control code
OPPV000919546
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access limited to licensed institutions
Isbn
9780737729399
Lccn
2005042446
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) OPPV000919546
  • (WaSeSS)ssj0000919546
Label
Humanity's future, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&res_id=info:sid/gale:OVIC&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft.isbn=9780737729399&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:inde80299
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 216-218) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How will technology affect humanity's future? Technology will enhance humanity's future / Michael G. Zey -- Technological innovation must be limited to protect humanity / Don Closson -- Human genetic enhancement will benefit humanity / Ronald Bailey -- Human genetic enhancement is unnecessary / Bill McKibben -- Energy crisis will harm humanity's future / Charles T. Maxwell -- Humanity will develop new energy technologies and tap new sources / David Deming -- What is the future of world health? Globalization is a threat to world health / Dennis Pirages, Theresa DeGeest -- Globalization promotes world health / Richard G.A. Feachem -- Pollution threatens human health / John Eyles, Nicole Consitt -- Threat that pollution poses to human health has been exaggerated / Kendra Okonski, Julian Morris -- Genetically modified food threatens human health / Jeffrey M. Smith -- Genetically modified food will improve human health / Gregory Conko, C.S. Prakash -- How will the human impact on the environment affect humanity's future? Global warming is a serious threat to humanity's future / Mark Lynas -- Claims that global warming is a threat are misleading / Myron Ebell -- Environmental problems caused by overpopulation will harm humanity / Danielle Nierenberg, Mia MacDonald -- Overpopulation does not threaten the environment or humanity / Ronald Bailey -- What will be the future of the global community? Gap between rich and poor nations is growing / Bruce R. Scott -- Human well-being is increasing throughout the world / Indur M. Goklany -- Weapons of mass destruction threaten humanity's future / George W. Bush -- Threat from weapons of mass destruction is exaggerated / Ivan Eland -- Food scarcity is a serious threat to global security / Lester Brown -- Spread of Western culture threatens local cultures / Wole Akande
Control code
OPPV000919546
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access limited to licensed institutions
Isbn
9780737729399
Lccn
2005042446
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) OPPV000919546
  • (WaSeSS)ssj0000919546

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