Download e-book for kindle: A World After Climate Change and Culture-Shift by Jim Norwine

By Jim Norwine

during this publication, a world workforce of environmental and social scientists clarify robust present change-engines and the way their results, and our responses to them, will rework Earth and humankind into the 22nd-century (c.2100).
This booklet starts by means of detailing the present nation of data approximately those ongoing, accelerating and in all probability world-transforming adjustments: weather switch, within the kind of worldwide warming, and a profound rising shift of normative cultural towards the assumptions and values frequently linked to so-called postmodernity, corresponding to tolerance, range, self-referentiality, and dubiety changed with sure bet. subsequent, the members think, clarify and debate the main most probably consequent modifications of human and normal ecologies and economies that would ensue by means of the top of the 21st-century.
In sixteen compellingly unique, provocative and readable chapters, a global after weather swap and Culture-Shift provides a one of a kind imaginative and prescient of our present age as a “hinge” or axial century, one pushed through the main radical mixed switch of nature and tradition because the upward thrust of agriculture on the finish of the final Ice Age a few 10 millennia in the past. This ebook is extremely urged to students and scholars of the environmental and social sciences, in addition to to all readers attracted to how alterations in nature and tradition will interact to reshape our international and ourselves.
"I can't ponder a publication extra geared to advancing the paintings and technological know-how of geography." - Yi-Fu Tuan, J. okay. Wright and Vilas Professor Emeritus of Geography, collage of Wisconsin-Madison
"Outstanding," "unique," and "exceptional timeliness of subject and ambition ofvision". - Richard Marston, college uncommon Professor, Kansas country collage; earlier president, organization of yank Geographers

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