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The Resource 21st century earth : opposing viewpoints, Oliver W. Markley and Walter R. McCuan, editors

21st century earth : opposing viewpoints, Oliver W. Markley and Walter R. McCuan, editors

Label
21st century earth : opposing viewpoints
Title
21st century earth
Title remainder
opposing viewpoints
Statement of responsibility
Oliver W. Markley and Walter R. McCuan, editors
Title variation
Twenty-first century earth
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides opposing viewpoints on various issues relating to trends predicted for the twenty-first century
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
303.49/09/05
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HB849.4
LC item number
.A17 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Markley, O. W
  • McCuan, Walter R.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
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  • Population forecasting
  • Twenty-first century
  • Human ecology
  • Economic forecasting
  • Technological forecasting
Label
21st century earth : opposing viewpoints, Oliver W. Markley and Walter R. McCuan, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-283) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Teenagers are poised to become a globally dominant age-group
  • Peter Schwartz
  • Senior citizens will become a globally dominant age-group
  • Wolfgang Lutz
  • Intelligent machines may benefit humanity
  • Herbert Kaufman
  • Intelligent machines may harm humanity
  • Warwick Colling
  • Cold fusion may be a feasible future energy source
  • Edmund Storms
  • Overpopulation threatens the earth's future
  • Cold fusion is not a feasible future energy source
  • David Goodstein
  • Mimicking nature to develop superior materials
  • Todd Campbell
  • Envisioning the future of technology
  • Joshua Lederberg [and others]
  • An environmental apocalypse is real
  • William K. Stevens
  • An environmental apocalypse is imaginary
  • Ronald Bailey
  • Al Gore & Paul Kennedy
  • Sustainable development can protect the environment
  • Martin W. Holdgate
  • Sustainable development will harm the environment
  • Thomas J. DiLorenzo
  • Global warming could be disastrous
  • Jeremy Leggett
  • Global warming would not be disastrous
  • Wilfred Beckerman & Jesse Malkin
  • Meat consumption damages the environment
  • Alan Thein Durning
  • Population growth does not threaten the earth's future
  • Meat consumption does not damage the environment
  • Kathleen Meister
  • Democratic nations will govern world affairs
  • Harlan Cleveland
  • City-regions will supersede nations in world affairs
  • Riccardo Petrella
  • Conflict among nations
  • Joseph F. Coates
  • Peace among democracies
  • Bruce Russett
  • Thomas Lambert
  • Human longevity may become greatly extended
  • Brad Darrach
  • Human longevity will not become greatly extended
  • Leonard Hayflick
  • A forecast of ecological collapse is accurate
  • Ian A. Nalder
  • A forecast of ecological collapse is inaccurate
  • Kevin Kelly
  • Neuroscience will transform humanity
  • J. Madeleine Nash
  • The gap between haves and have-nots is growing
  • Robots will become humanlike
  • Hans Moravec
  • Space exploration will become commercialized
  • Vincent Kiernan
  • The wild card of alien contract
  • Arlan Andrews, Yoji Kondo & Charles Sheffield, interviewed by Science Fiction Age
  • Robin Wright
  • The gap between haves and have-nots is shrinking
  • Marcus Gee
Control code
ocm33207172
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781565104143
Lccn
95039051
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) 404942
Label
21st century earth : opposing viewpoints, Oliver W. Markley and Walter R. McCuan, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-283) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Teenagers are poised to become a globally dominant age-group
  • Peter Schwartz
  • Senior citizens will become a globally dominant age-group
  • Wolfgang Lutz
  • Intelligent machines may benefit humanity
  • Herbert Kaufman
  • Intelligent machines may harm humanity
  • Warwick Colling
  • Cold fusion may be a feasible future energy source
  • Edmund Storms
  • Overpopulation threatens the earth's future
  • Cold fusion is not a feasible future energy source
  • David Goodstein
  • Mimicking nature to develop superior materials
  • Todd Campbell
  • Envisioning the future of technology
  • Joshua Lederberg [and others]
  • An environmental apocalypse is real
  • William K. Stevens
  • An environmental apocalypse is imaginary
  • Ronald Bailey
  • Al Gore & Paul Kennedy
  • Sustainable development can protect the environment
  • Martin W. Holdgate
  • Sustainable development will harm the environment
  • Thomas J. DiLorenzo
  • Global warming could be disastrous
  • Jeremy Leggett
  • Global warming would not be disastrous
  • Wilfred Beckerman & Jesse Malkin
  • Meat consumption damages the environment
  • Alan Thein Durning
  • Population growth does not threaten the earth's future
  • Meat consumption does not damage the environment
  • Kathleen Meister
  • Democratic nations will govern world affairs
  • Harlan Cleveland
  • City-regions will supersede nations in world affairs
  • Riccardo Petrella
  • Conflict among nations
  • Joseph F. Coates
  • Peace among democracies
  • Bruce Russett
  • Thomas Lambert
  • Human longevity may become greatly extended
  • Brad Darrach
  • Human longevity will not become greatly extended
  • Leonard Hayflick
  • A forecast of ecological collapse is accurate
  • Ian A. Nalder
  • A forecast of ecological collapse is inaccurate
  • Kevin Kelly
  • Neuroscience will transform humanity
  • J. Madeleine Nash
  • The gap between haves and have-nots is growing
  • Robots will become humanlike
  • Hans Moravec
  • Space exploration will become commercialized
  • Vincent Kiernan
  • The wild card of alien contract
  • Arlan Andrews, Yoji Kondo & Charles Sheffield, interviewed by Science Fiction Age
  • Robin Wright
  • The gap between haves and have-nots is shrinking
  • Marcus Gee
Control code
ocm33207172
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781565104143
Lccn
95039051
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) 404942

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