A River, the Environment, Politics, and the Fate of All Humanity

Book - 2005 | 1st ed
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local environmental improvement, such as cleaner water, we're still dodging the big issues, such as global warming. And it's getting worse. We have lost the vision of our planet gained in 1969 when we first viewed Earth from the Moon. Today's runaway "free market" economy eschews long-term planning and marginalizes true environmentalism."--BOOK JACKET.
"Nathaniel Tripp has gotten an education about rivers beyond any he could have imagined. He has worked with scientists, bureaucrats, politicians, lobbyists, property holders, and advocacy groups to balance federal, state, corporate, and individual interests. Tripp's book is a true confluence of art and science, politics and pragmatism, ideas and plans for action. It highlights the ways in which rivers connect us all to one another. While we have made great progress as a society in terms of
Publisher: Hanover, N.H. : Steerforth Press, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 1586420887 (alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 974 TRI
Characteristics: xiii, 161 p. : maps ; 23 cm


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