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Title A parliament of science [electronic resource] : science for the 21st century / edited by Michael Tobias, Teun Timmers, Gill Wright.

Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2003.

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Description 1 online resource (vii, 171 pages :) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 163) and index.
Contents ""A Parliament of Science""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Michael Tobias: Introduction""; ""I. Biosphere, Ecology, and Sustainability""; ""Crispin Tickell: The Scandal of Unsustainability""; ""Robert May: The Sixth Wave of Extinction""; ""Anthony C. Janetos: Protecting the Biosphere""; ""Robert Watson: Where Science and Policy Meet: The Search for a Common Language""; ""Madhav Gadgil: Ecology: Modern Science and Traditional Wisdom""; ""II. Science, Policy, and the Public""; ""Federico Mayor: The Eyes of the Universe""
""John Durant: Hope, Anxiety, and Doubt: The Public View of Science""""Rita R. Colwell: The Role of the Citizen""; ""Leon M. Lederman: Particles and Poverty""; ""Julia Marton-Lefevre: Only People Give Me Hope""; ""III. Science and Peace""; ""Frans B. M. Dewaal: The Biology of Making Peace""; ""Joseph Rotblat: A Life Devoted to Peace""; ""Yechiel Becker: Science for Peace""; ""IV. Science for the Twenty-first Century""; ""Ismail Serageldin: The Cry of the Eight Hundred Million""; ""M. S. Swaminathan: The Soul of Sustainability""; ""Bruce Alberts: Sharing Knowledge for Development""
""Mohamed H. A. Hassan: Let Our Children Bridge the Gap""""Margaret Somerville: Doing Science in Ethics Time""; ""Bibliography""; ""About the Editors""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Z""
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Subject Science -- Forecasting.
Technological forecasting.
Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Forecasts.
Electronic books.
Added Author Tobias, Michael.
Timmers, Teun.
Wright, Gill.
Other Form: Print version: Parliament of science. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2003 (DLC) 2002036480
ISBN 9780791486481 (electronic bk.)
0791486486 (electronic bk.)
079145813X (acid-free paper)
0791458148 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
9780791458136