Harvesting the Biosphere: What We Have Taken from Nature

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Product Details
Price
$42.00
Publisher
MIT Press
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
7.2 X 9.41 X 0.85 inches | 1.48 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780262018562

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About the Author
Vaclav Smil is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Manitoba. He is the author of forty books, including Energy and Civilization, published by the MIT Press. In 2010 he was named by Foreign Policy as one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers. In 2013 Bill Gates wrote on his website that "there is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil."
Reviews
There's no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil.... In Harvesting the Biosphere, Smil gives us as clear and numeric a picture as is possible of how humans have altered the biosphere.--Bill Gates, The Gates Notes--