Natural Resources and Sustainable Development

Natural Resources and Sustainable Development

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What steps must be taken to keep within the boundary of the planet's carrying capacity? What are the strategies that governments can pursue to reduce population growth and energy consumption and to preserve and increase the supply of fresh water and energy resources? Natural Resources and Sustainable Development explores the impact that over-consumption has had on natural resources as well as possible alternative strategies in the U.S., China, India, Germany, and Brazil.while a similar gasoline-powered vehicle may get 30 miles per gallon. ... E85, a blend of 15 percent gas-oline and 85 percent ethanol, was available at only 900 service stations nation-wide in ... The natural gasa€“powered 2007 Honda Civic GX was the cleanest internal-combustion car ever mass-produced at the time it wasanbsp;...

Title:Natural Resources and Sustainable Development
Author:Kathy Wilson Peacock
Publisher:Infobase Publishing - 2008


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