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Title Global sustainability / Dedria Bryfonski, book editor.
Imprint Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, [2016]

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 WALSH MAIN COLLECTION  HC79.E5 G591 2016    AVAILABLE  
 WILMINGTON MAIN  HC79.E5 G563 2016    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 WALSH MAIN COLLECTION  HC79.E5 G591 2016    AVAILABLE  
 WILMINGTON MAIN  HC79.E5 G563 2016    AVAILABLE  
Series Opposing viewpoints series.
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Subject Sustainability.
Genetically modified foods.
Water-supply.
Equality.
Economic development.
Alt Name Bryfonski, Dedria, editor.
Description 282 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Do genetically modified foods contribute to global sustainability? Can GMOS help feed a hot and hungry world? / Madeline Ostrander -- Genetically modified foods are not the answer to world hunger / John Robbins -- Genetically modified foods can help address the global food crisis / David Weisser -- Genetically modified foods can help address the global food crisis / David Weisser -- Genetically modified foods will not help address the global food crisis / Samuel Fromartz -- Genetically modified food is unsafe / Institute for Responsible Technology -- Genetically modified food is healthy / Shanley Chien -- Genetically modified food is unhealthy / Arjun Walia. Ch. 2. Is water scarcity a threat to global sustainability? There is a global water crisis / United Nations World Water Assessment Programme -- there is not a global water crisis / Charles Fishman -- Climate change contributes to water scarcity / Science Daily -- Climate change is not responsible for water scarcity / Pilita Clark -- Climate change is not responsible for the California Drought / thomas Richard -- California's last resort: drink the Pacific / Sammy Roth -- Desalination is not the answer to the global water crisis / Aaron Lada. Ch. 3. Does social equity promote global sustainability? Social equity is necessary for global sustainability / James H. Svara, Tany Watt, and Katherine Takai -- Social equity leads to the loss of individual rights / Kathleen Marquardt -- Poverty must be eradicated to achieve global sustainability / United Nations -- A focus on poverty is the wrong way to achieve sustainable global growth / Brett D. Schaefer and Ambassador Terry Miller -- Gender equality is key to global sustainability / Sneha barot -- Gender equality is an assault on life and marriage / Steven W. Mosher. Ch. 4. Is economic growth compatible with sustainability? We can't grow on / John de Graaf -- Free market economic growth is sustainable / Ronal bailey -- A sharing economy is necessary for global sustainability / Rajesh Makwana -- The sharing economy is propaganda / Avi Asher-Schapiro -- A green economy is key to sustainable economic development / United Nations Environment Programme -- In a green economy, business exploits nature for profit / Jeff Conant -- Businesses need to become responsible for sustainable economic development / Supriya Kumar -- Businesses are ignoring key barriers to global sustainability / Auden Schendler and Michael Toffel.
ISBN 9780737775204 (hardcover)
0737775203 (hardcover)
9780737775211 (paperback)
0737775211 (paperback)
OCLC # 928023506