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Author Bailey, Ronald, author.

Title The end of doom : environmental renewal in the twenty-first century / Ronald Bailey.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2015.
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  363.7 BAI    AVAILABLE
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Description xix, 345 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-330) and index.
Contents Peak population? -- Is the world running on empty? -- Never do anything for the first time -- What cancer epidemic? -- The attack of the killer tomatoes? -- Can we cope with the heat? -- Is the ark sinking?
Summary "Throughout the past five decades tehre have been many forecasts of impending environmental doom. These projections have universally been proven wrong. Those who have bet on human resourcefulness, on the other hand, have almost always been correct. Science journalist Ronald Bailey has spent the bulk of his career speaking sense in a world of polemical alarmism. In this clear... fact-based assessment, Bailey provides a detailed examination of the theories, studies, and assumptions currently spurring forecasts of calamity and shaping environmental policy." -- Jacket.
Subject Environmental quality -- Popular works.
Environmental protection -- Public opinion -- Popular works.
Environmental disasters -- Prevention -- Popular works.
ISBN 9781250057679 (hardcover)
1250057671 (hardcover)
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