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The Resource Plane truth : aviation's real impact on people and the environment, Rose Bridger

Plane truth : aviation's real impact on people and the environment, Rose Bridger

Label
Plane truth : aviation's real impact on people and the environment
Title
Plane truth
Title remainder
aviation's real impact on people and the environment
Statement of responsibility
Rose Bridger
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An engaging critical account of the aviation industry, which debunks a number of misconceptions and self-justifying myths
Cataloging source
LGG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bridger, Rose
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Airlines
  • Airlines
  • Airports
  • Airports
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Airlines
  • Airports
  • Airports
Label
Plane truth : aviation's real impact on people and the environment, Rose Bridger
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Acronyms; Glossary; A Note on the Text; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The Future of Flight; The World's Busiest Airports; The Supersonic Dead End; Aviation and the Global Greenhouse; Frequent Flyers; Regulatory Avoidance; The Future Fleet; 2 Feeding the Fuel Tanks; Alternative Fuels; Crop Failure; Bombs not Food; Green Crude; Cooking Oil and Cellulose; 3 Local Environmental Impacts; Localised Air Pollution; Sweet Poison; On Flood Plains; Fuel Leaks; Fires Far Away; 4 Threats to Wildlife and Farmland; The Winged Menace
  • Loss of Green SpaceOn Indian Farmland; 5 Green Garnish; Green Power; Greenwash; Passenger Processing; 6 Air Cargo; Multimodal Cargo; Flying Refrigerators; Another Ethiopia; 7 Industrial Cargo; Airlinked Assembly Lines; The Cargo Giants; For the Oil Industry; Extreme Oil; Remote Resource Extraction; 8 Arms, Aid and Accidents; Arms and Aid to Africa; Africa's Abysmal Air Safety Record; Crashes and Conflict in DR Congo; From Reconnaissance to Rendition; 9 Concrete and Overcapacity; Stimulus and Subsidies; An Airport to Nowhere; The OMP Boondoggle; Overcapacity in Illinois; 10 Counting the Costs
  • The Taxpayers' BurdenFlag Carrier Bailouts; Economic Doubts; Jobs for Robots; Destinations in Their Own Right; 11 Real Estate and Revenue Streams; On Airport Land; Shops and Solar Panels; Cashing in on Green Space; Site Struggles; Money on the Ground; Shale Gas Hotspots; 12 How Aviation Keeps Growing; The Importance of Non-Aeronautical Revenue; The Oil Price; Forecasts and the Future; Appendix: NGOs working to address the environmental and economic impacts of aviation expansion; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn864358208
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849649612
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt183hrkp
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)864358208
Label
Plane truth : aviation's real impact on people and the environment, Rose Bridger
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Acronyms; Glossary; A Note on the Text; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The Future of Flight; The World's Busiest Airports; The Supersonic Dead End; Aviation and the Global Greenhouse; Frequent Flyers; Regulatory Avoidance; The Future Fleet; 2 Feeding the Fuel Tanks; Alternative Fuels; Crop Failure; Bombs not Food; Green Crude; Cooking Oil and Cellulose; 3 Local Environmental Impacts; Localised Air Pollution; Sweet Poison; On Flood Plains; Fuel Leaks; Fires Far Away; 4 Threats to Wildlife and Farmland; The Winged Menace
  • Loss of Green SpaceOn Indian Farmland; 5 Green Garnish; Green Power; Greenwash; Passenger Processing; 6 Air Cargo; Multimodal Cargo; Flying Refrigerators; Another Ethiopia; 7 Industrial Cargo; Airlinked Assembly Lines; The Cargo Giants; For the Oil Industry; Extreme Oil; Remote Resource Extraction; 8 Arms, Aid and Accidents; Arms and Aid to Africa; Africa's Abysmal Air Safety Record; Crashes and Conflict in DR Congo; From Reconnaissance to Rendition; 9 Concrete and Overcapacity; Stimulus and Subsidies; An Airport to Nowhere; The OMP Boondoggle; Overcapacity in Illinois; 10 Counting the Costs
  • The Taxpayers' BurdenFlag Carrier Bailouts; Economic Doubts; Jobs for Robots; Destinations in Their Own Right; 11 Real Estate and Revenue Streams; On Airport Land; Shops and Solar Panels; Cashing in on Green Space; Site Struggles; Money on the Ground; Shale Gas Hotspots; 12 How Aviation Keeps Growing; The Importance of Non-Aeronautical Revenue; The Oil Price; Forecasts and the Future; Appendix: NGOs working to address the environmental and economic impacts of aviation expansion; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn864358208
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781849649612
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt183hrkp
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)864358208

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