Linking Science and Technology to Society's Environmental Goals.Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 1996Copyright date: ©1996Description: 1 online resource (544 pages)Content type:
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- GE150 -- .N38 1996eb
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Front Matter -- Preface -- Contents -- PART I COMMITTEE REPORT -- Summary -- 1 Society's Environmental Goals -- 2 Use Social Science and Risk Assessment To Make Better Societal Choices -- 3 Focus on Monitoring to Build Better Understanding of Our Ecological Systems -- 4 Reduce the Adverse Impacts of Chemicals in the Environment -- 5 Develop Environmental Options for the Energy System -- 6 Use a Systems Engineering and Ecological Approach to Reduce Resource Use -- 7 Improve Understanding of the Relationship Between Population and Consumption as a Means to Reducing the Environmental Impacts of Population Growth -- 8 Set Environmental Goals Via Rates and Directions of Change -- Bibliography -- PART II COMMISSIONED PAPERS -- National Environmental Goals: Implementing the Laws, Visions of the Future, and Research Priorities1 -- Measurement of Environmental Quality in the United States -- Attitudes Toward the Environment Twenty-Five Years After Earth Day1 -- Environmental Goals and Science Policy: A Review of Selected Countries -- Can States Make a Market for Environmental Goals? -- Setting Environmental Goals: The View from Industry -- Status of Ecological Knowledge Related to Policy Decision-Making Needs in the Area of Biodiversity and Ecosystems in the United States -- The Federal Budget and Environmental Priorities1 -- PART III KEYNOTE ADDRESSES AND PRESENTATIONS -- Keynote Address D. James Baker -- Keynote Address Thomas Grumbly* -- Keynote Address Barry Gold -- Keynote Address Harlan Watson -- Keynote Address David Garman -- Presentation John Wise* and Peter Truitt† -- Presentation Judith Espinosa* and Peggy Duxbury† -- Presentation Gilbert S. Omenn -- APPENDIX A Committee Member and Staff Biographical Information1 -- APPENDIX B Forum Agenda -- APPENDIX C Forum Participants -- APPENDIX D Summary of Responses to Call for Comments.
APPENDIX E Respondents to Call for Comments -- APPENDIX F Summary of Breakout-Group Discussions -- APPENDIX G Detecting Changes in Time and Space -- APPENDIX H Enabling the Future: Linking Science and Technology to Societal Goals -- INDEX.
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