2010

Paradise Regained

The Regreening of Earth

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ISBN: 978-0-387-79985-8 (Print) 978-0-387-79986-5 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

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    Pages 1-9

    Space Utilization: A Moral Imperative

  3. Part I. Mythical Paradise

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 11-19

      Fire: Formation of Earth and the Solar System

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      Pages 21-27

      Earth Before Man: Utopia or Nightmare?

  4. Part II. Paradise Lost?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 27-27

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      Pages 29-38

      The Environmental Dilemma: Progress or Collapse?

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      Pages 39-48

      Exploding Population

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      Pages 49-57

      Climate Change

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      Pages 59-66

      Vanishing Life

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      Pages 67-78

      Diminishing Energy

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      Pages 79-86

      Humans Before the Industrial Age: A Desirable Ecological Goal?

  5. Part III. Paradise Regained

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 86-86

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      Pages 89-105

      Raw Materials from Space

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      Pages 107-117

      Power from the Sun

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      Pages 119-131

      Environmental Monitoring from Space

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      Pages 133-143

      Protecting Earth

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      Pages 145-156

      Mitigating Global Warming

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      Pages 157-167

      Settling the Solar System

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      Pages 169-172

      Paradise Regained: An Optimistic Future

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 1-6