Chapter 2. World in Environmental Transition

  1. Dr. D. Brune,
  2. Dr. D. V. Chapman,
  3. Dr. M. D. Gwynne and
  4. Prof. Dr. J. M. Pacyna
  1. Karl Georg Høyer

Published Online: 5 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch2

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

How to Cite

Høyer, K. G. (2008) World in Environmental Transition, in The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management (eds D. Brune, D. V. Chapman, M. D. Gwynne and J. M. Pacyna), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Scandinavian Science Publisher as Bakkehaugveien 16, 0873 Oslo, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JUN 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 MAY 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527287710

Online ISBN: 9783527619658

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Keywords:

  • quantitative environmental;
  • biological diversity;
  • environmental impacts;
  • anthropogenic activities;
  • anthropogenic encroachments

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Quantitative Limits

  • Environmental Impacts in the 1970s and 1990s

  • Resource and Recipient Limits

  • Global Recipients

  • Long Feedback Loops

  • Diffuse Sources

  • Products

  • Precautionary Action

  • References