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Ecological futures

what history can teach us

by Sing C. Chew

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental degradation -- History,
  • Global environmental change -- History,
  • Ecological disturbances -- History,
  • Climatic changes -- History,
  • Sustainable development -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSing C. Chew.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE149 .C538 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16443696M
    ISBN 100759104530, 0759104549
    ISBN 109780759104532, 9780759104549
    LC Control Number2008001993

    Professor Explores Ecological Futures New Book Looks At What History Can Teach Us About Our Future. - David Lawlor. When examining ideas like world ecological degradation and an impending dark age it’s comforting to know there’s still a flickering light of hope at the end of the tunnel. The Futures is a book about Growing up and discovering the ups and downs of work, life and making relationships work. It is written in Julia and Evans point of views, which some readers find tedious. I didn't find this too much of a problem ad it was fairly easy to follow the story/5.

      "Sustainable Futures for Music Cultures: An Ecological Perspective is a pivotal publication that will spark more socially engaged, purposeful front-loading of music research. It will be an important scholarly reference point for many years to come."—Daniel Sheehy, Director & Curator Emeritus, Smithsonian Folkways RecordingsAuthor: Huib Schippers. The book: reexamines the status quo from biophysical as well as social perspectives considers the collaborative process of developing a shared vision of a sustainable and desirable society addresses the need for models that incorporate precepts of ecological economics suggests institutional changes necessary for implementing the ecological.

    The book covers a wide range of issues, organized under four sections. It explores ecological futures including environmental governance, biodiversity conservation, water and energy. Next, it envisions political futures including those of democracy and power, law. The book explains fundamental ecological concepts, including Net Primary Productivity (NPP) 2 and the fundamental Holdren-Ehrlich anthropocentric environmental equation I = PAT. 3 That is, environmental impact equals population times affluence (consumption), leveraged by technology. The book discusses the observations of Malthus, and Liebig’s.


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