Earth : a tenant's manual /

"It's impossible to grasp the whole planet or integrate all the descriptions of it. But because we live here, we have to try. This is not just an artistic compulsion or an existential yearning, still less an academic exercise. It's a survival issue. This is the only planet we have. We...

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Main Author: Rhodes, Frank Harold Trevor.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.
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Table of Contents:
  • The third planet
  • The home planet
  • The rocky planet
  • The blue planet
  • The veiled planet
  • The hazardous planet
  • The ancient planet
  • The bountiful planet
  • The finite planet
  • The singular planet
  • The uninhabitable planet
  • The living planet
  • The warming planet
  • The polluted planet
  • The crowded planet
  • The sustainable planet
  • Water as sustenance
  • Air as sustenance
  • Soil as sustenance
  • Food as sustenance
  • Energy as sustenance
  • Materials as sustenance
  • Prospects for sustenance
  • Policies for sustenance.