Green Issues and Debates

Green Issues and Debates

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Green Issues and Debates explores the multitude of threats to sustainable life on earth and the myriad of controversies surrounding potential solutions. The grayer shades of green are deeply examined, including such heady questions as: Is ethanol production from corn a recipe for famine? Does offshore drilling pose more of a risk to the environment than the problem it solves? Is a€œclean coala€ a viable option or is it simply polluting the energy dilemma? Are genetically modified foods helpful or harmful? Well-respected scholars present more than 150 articles presented in A-to-Z format focusing on issues brought to the forefront by the green movement with carefully balanced pro and con viewpoints. A valuable tool for students of all facets of ecology, the environment, and sustainable development, the volume fully engages the reader, inspiring further debate within the classroom. Vivid photographs, searchable hyperlinks, numerous cross references, an extensive resource guide, and a clear, accessible writing style make the Green Society volumes ideal for the classroom as well as for research.An A-to-Z Guide Howard S. Schiffman ... Historian Warren Belasco describes how a wave of whole food or health food shops opened during this period to supply this demand. Behind these new stores, ... Organic foods became part of a broader trend in consumer goods that displayed an ethical dimension. By the earlyanbsp;...

Title:Green Issues and Debates
Author:Howard S. Schiffman
Publisher:SAGE - 2011-05-03


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