By Donald Kennedy, the Editors of Science
How usually in today’s environmental debates have you
read that “the technology is in dispute”—even while there is
overwhelming consensus between scientists? Too often,
the voice of technology is decreased or diluted for the sake of politics, and the
public is misled. Now, the main authoritative voice in U.S. technology, Science
magazine, brings you present medical wisdom on today’s such a lot pressing
environmental demanding situations, from inhabitants development to weather change
to biodiversity loss.
Science Magazine’s nation of the Planet 2006–2007 is a special contribution
that brings jointly major environmental scientists and researchers
to supply readers a accomplished but obtainable evaluation of current
issues. integrated are explanatory essays from technological know-how journal editorin-
chief Donald Kennedy that tie jointly the problems and discover the
relationships between them. all of the book’s 18 chapters is written by
the world’s major specialists, such as:
• Joel Cohen on population
• Peter Gleick on water
• Daniel Pauly on fisheries
• Thomas Karl on weather swap science
• Paul Portney on power and development
• Elinor Ostrom and Thomas Dietz on commons management
Interspersed all through are technological know-how information items that spotlight particular
issues and situations suitable to the most medical findings. An added
feature is the inclusion of definitions of keywords and ideas that
help scholars and nonspecialists comprehend the problems. Published
biennially, kingdom of the Planet is a transparent, obtainable advisor for readers of all
levels—from scholars to execs.
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