Earth in the Balance: Forging a New Common Purpose

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Earthscan, 1992 - Environment - Conservation - 407 pages
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The author, a US Senator, sets out the nature of the world's present ecological predicament and describes a range of policies to deal with the most pressing problems. He outlines a global Marshall plan which reinforces the belief that future ecological disasters can be avoided.

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Contents

Introduction
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PART III
16
PARTI BALANCE AT RISK
17
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Politician and businessman Al Gore was born on March 31, 1948. In 1969, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from Harvard College. He represented Tennessee in the House of Representatives from 1977-1985 and the Senate from 1985-1993. He was Vice-President of the United States from 1993-2001. He is currently the president of Current TV, chairman of Generation Investment Management, director on the board of Apple Inc., and senior advisor to Google Inc. He lectures on the topic of global warming awareness and prevention and starred in the documentary An Inconvenient Truth, which won the 2007 Academy Award for Documentary Feature. He was awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize along with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for their efforts to educate others about climate change and to find ways to counteract it.

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