"Science Magazine" State of the Planet 2008-2009

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Juni 2008



How often in today's environmental debates have you read that "the science is in dispute"-even when there is overwhelming consensus among scientists? Too often, the voice of science is diminished or diluted for the sake of politics, and the public is misled. Now, the most authoritative voice in U.S. science, Science magazine, brings you current scientific knowledge on today's most pressing environmental challenges, from population growth to climate change to biodiversity loss. "Science Magazine's State of the Planet 2006-2007" is a unique contribution that brings together leading environmental scientists and researchers to give readers a comprehensive yet accessible overview of current issues. Included are explanatory essays from Science magazine editor-in-chief Donald Kennedy that tie together the issues and explore the relationships among them.


Donald Kennedy served as editor-in-chief of Science from 2000-2007. A biologist by training, Kennedy is the Bing Professor of Environmental Science emeritus and President emeritus at Stanford University. In the late 1970s he served as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. He is the author of many books, including Academic Duty, an overview of American higher education at the end of the twentieth century.
EAN: 9781597264068
ISBN: 1597264067
Untertitel: With a Special Section on Energy and Sustainability. 2. Auflage. figures, tables, boxes, pullout definitions, index. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Island Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2008
Seitenanzahl: 200 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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