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Earth: A Tenant's Manual

Frank H. T. Rhodes

Abstract

This book provides a sweeping, accessible, and deeply informed guide to the home we all share, showing us how we might best preserve the Earth's livability for ourselves and future generations. The book begins by setting the scene for our active planet and explaining how its location and composition determine how the Earth works and why it teems with life. It emphasizes the changes that are of concern to us today, from earthquakes to climate change and the clashes over the energy resources needed for the Earth's exploding population. It concludes with an extended exploration of humanity's pros ... More

Keywords: Earth, earthquakes, climate change, sustainable future, livability, future generations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780801478239
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801478239.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Frank H. T. Rhodes, author
Cornell University