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Countering 21st Century Social-Environmental Threats to Growing Global Populations

  • Frederic R. Siegel

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science book series (BRIEFSENVIRONMENTAL)

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Introduction

This book brings together in a single volume a grand overview of solutions - political, economic, and scientific - to social and environmental problems that are related to the growth of human populations in areas that can least cope with them now. Through progressive adaptation to social and environmental changes projected for the future, including population growth, global warming/climate change, water deficits, and increasing competition for other natural resources, the world may be able to achieve a fair degree of sustainability for some time into the future.

Keywords

Climate Change Extreme Weather Food Supplies Global Warming Infectious Disease Pollution Population Growth Water Resources

Authors and affiliations

  • Frederic R. Siegel
    • 1
  1. 1.Emeritus at The George Washington UniverWashingtonUSA

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