Where We Stand: A Surprising Look at the Real State of Our Planet

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Contents
List of Figuresv
Prefacevii
1Introduction1
PART I—Where We Stand Now: Reasons for Optimism
2Health27
3Environmental Quality58
4Toxic Substances80
5Ecology and Biodiversity104
6Global Welfare and the Human Population120
Part II—Where We Have Been: Historical Lessons
7Political Climate and Health145
8From Bad to Better171
9Case Histories—Lead, Ozone, Tobacco, GMOs204
Part III—The Way Forward
10Environmental Philosophies and World Views241
Epilogue: The Future265
Bibliography273
Index283

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Contents iii
  • List of Figures v
  • Preface vii
  • Chapter 1 - Introduction 1
  • Part I - Where We Stand Now- Reasons for Optimism 25
  • Chapter 2 - Health 27
  • Chapter 3 - Environmental Quality 58
  • Chapter 4 - Toxic Substances 80
  • Chapter 5 - Ecology and Biodiversity 104
  • Chapter 6 - Global Welfare and the Human Population 120
  • Part II - Where We Have Been- Historical Lessons 143
  • Chapter 7 - Political Climate and Health 145
  • Chapter 8 - From Bad to Better 171
  • Chapter 9 - Case Histories—Lead, Ozone, Tobacco, Gmos 204
  • Part III - The Way Forward 239
  • Chapter 10 - Environmental Philosophies and World Views 241
  • Epilogue- The Future 265
  • Bibliography 273
  • Index 283
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