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Author Issitt, Micah L., author.

Title Opinions throughout history : the environment / Micah L. Issitt.

Publication Info. Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2019]
2019
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2019.

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Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Description 1 online resource (39 entries) : 112 images ; digital files.
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Series Opinions throughout history ; 5
Opinions throughout history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [735]-766).
Contents 1. Pre-American ecology : environmental alteration is addressed (1100-1854) -- 2. Colonial environmentalism : the first land use & timber regulations (1681) -- 3. Transcending society : the sacrament of wilderness (1862) -- 4. The national park system : preserving wilderness for public use (1865) -- 5. Animals and the environment : creation of the ASPCA (1866) -- 6. The timber barons : profit vs. sustainability (1889) -- 7. The conservationists : save what is left of the forests (1901) -- 8. Naturalist in the capital, Theodore Roosevelt : American wilderness as America's cultural heritage (1908) -- 9. The park service : reforming the federal park management system (1908) -- 10. Lobbyists for life : devastating effects form unlikely alliance (1936) -- 11. The whole of the wild : interconnectiveness of nature (1944) -- 12. Change is in the air : the first Air Pollution Control Act (1955) -- 13. Environmental progress : synthetic pesticides and corporate accountability (1962) -- 14. The new danger : the protection of endangered species (1966) -- 15. Smoke on the water : the Environmental Protection Agency (1970) -- 16. The environmental days : the first Earth Day (1970) -- 17. Beyond the government : Greenpeace makes international headlines (1975) -- 18. Pollution solutions : changes in the automobile industry (1970) -- 19. Ozone depletion : success of the Montreal Protocol (1987) -- 20. Climate chaos part I : the first warning is sounded (1847) -- 21. Climate chaos part II : climate-change denial (1980s-2000s) -- 22. Globalizing environmentalism : international conferences (1972-2017) -- 23. Oceans in the balance : the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (1997) -- 24. Urbane ecology : development of green cities (1800s-present) -- 25. Renewing perspectives : harnessing wind, water, and sun (1960s-present) -- 26. Cyclic waste : reduce, reuse, recycle (1970s-present) -- 27. America's black heart : the debate over coal (2017) -- 28. Leaving the environment behind : environmental policies rolled back (2017).
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary Opinions Throughout History: The Environment offers readers mixed sources of information woven together to highlight the overall momentum of developing public opinion around "green" thinking and environmental policy.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Environmental protection -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Climatic changes -- United States -- History -- Sources.
National parks and reserves -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Conservation of natural resources -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Wildlife conservation -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Energy security -- Environmental aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Other Form: Print version: 1682179532 9781682179536 xxxii, 783 pages : illustrations
ISBN 9781787853621 electronic version
9781682179536 hardcover
1682179532 hardcover

 
    
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