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Kirtland Community College Library HC 79 .E5 G56 2016 30775305527161 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780737775204 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0737775203 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780737775211 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0737775211 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    282 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-263) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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 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 -- 7. 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, Tanya 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 / Ronald 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.
Summary, etc.: "This title in the Opposing Viewpoints series explores global sustainability and poses such questions as, do genetically modified foods contribute to global sustainability?; is water scarcity a threat to global sustainability?; does social equity promote global sustainability?; and is economic growth compatible with sustainability?" --
Subject: Sustainability
Genetically modified foods
Economic development
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