|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||5 MB|
About the Author
Kirk R. Smith is research associate at the East-West Center's Resource Systems Institute.
Fereidun Fesharaki is energy program leader at the Resource Systems Institute of the East-West Center.
John P. Holdren is professor of energy and resources at the University of California, Berkeley.
Table of ContentsAlso of Interest -- Foreword -- Earth, Planets, and Cosmos -- Introduction -- The Early Years: Chicago and Pasadena -- Harrison Brown and the Astronomers -- The Abundances of the Elements and Some Reflections on the Cosmogony of the Solar System -- Evidence for Ring Systems Orbiting Earth in the Geologic Past -- Dimensions of the Human Predicament: Population, Resources, and Environment -- Introduction -- Harrison Brown's Role in the Manhattan Project -- Burning the Rocks Forty Years Later -- Energy and the Human Predicament -- Soil Dynamics and Sustainable Carrying Capacity of Earth -- Speculating on the Global Resource Future -- International Cooperation and the Human Future -- Introduction -- The Cooperative Imperative in Science and Technology -- Science, Technology, and Endogenous Development: Some Notes on the Objectives and the Possibilities -- Toward Institutions of Unity for the Global Commons -- International Collaborative Research: The Experience of the Resource Systems Institute