Will the World Face Up to Its Ever-Worsening Environmental Problems—

by Eugene E. Dallaire, Assoc. Editor; Civil Engineering Magazine, New York, NY 10017,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1980, Vol. 50, Issue 9, Pg. 67-69

Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: This article is based on interview with Gerald Barney, a consultant to the President's Council on Environmental Quality and other staff members of that organization. Among problems targeted are: soil deterioration threatening agricultural productivity, deforestation, atmospheric changes including carbon dioxide build-up and acid rain; and rapidly accelerating extinction of plant and animal species due to deforestation and wetland destruction.

Subject Headings: Environmental issues | Agriculture | Economic factors | Productivity | Forests | Acidic water | Wetlands |

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