Table of Contents

The Delicate Balance: Environment, Economics, Development

Spring 2000


From the Hill

Clinton again proposes big budget increases for NIH, NSF; Clinton bars genetic discrimination against federal employees; NIH, FDA pledge more oversight after death in gene therapy experiment; Richardson, Congress clash over DOE reorganization


Editor’s Journal: Let Them Eat Pixels

Kevin Finneran

Can Peer Review Help Resolve Natural Resource Conflicts?

Deborah M. Brosnan

Ecosystem Data to Guide Hard Choices

Walter V. Reid

Forging Environmental Markets

James Brian Quinn, James F. Quinn

Conservation in a Human-Dominated World

David Western

The Illusion of Integrated Pest Management

Lester E. Ehler, Dale G. Bottrell

Paying for the Next Big One

Mary C. Comerio

U.S. Fighter Modernization: An Alternative Approach

Steven M. Kosiak

Real Numbers: Biodiversity and population growth

Richard P. Cincotta, Robert Engelman

Book Review: Nuclear weapons

Thomas W. Simons Jr.

India's Nuclear Bomb: The Impact on Global Proliferation
, by 
George Perkovich.

Book Review: The endocrine disrupter hypothesis

John Stegeman

Hormonal Chaos
, by 
Sheldon Krimsky.

Book Review: Shaping science policy

Kenneth Flamm

Forged Consensus: Science, Technology, and Economic Policy in the United States, 1921-1953
, by 
David M. Hart.

Book Review: Magical thinking

Robert L. Park

Sleeping with Extra-Terrestrials: The Rise of Irrationalism and Perils of Piety, by Wendy Kaminer
, by 

Book Review: After the Cold War

William C. Potter

Preventive Defense: A New Security Strategy for America
, by 
Ashton B. Carter and William J. Perry.