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Time's up! : an uncivilized solution to a global crisis

Autore: Keith Farnish
Editore: Totnes, UK : Green, 2009.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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From the Publisher: People know that the climate is changing for the worse, that species are being driven to extinction at a rapidly increasing rate, and that entire ecosystems are becoming shadows of their former richness. They know but they do not understand. The global environmental crisis is closing in on humanity from all directions, yet the crisis barely registers on this culture's list of problems. As we  Per saperne di più…
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Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Keith Farnish
ISBN: 9781900322485 190032248X
Numero OCLC: 277069115
Descrizione: 256 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Part 1: Scale Of The Problem --
1: One ten-millionth of a metre --
2: One millionth of a metre --
3: One thousandth of a metre --
4: One hundredth of a metre --
5: One metre --
6: One hundred metres --
7: Beneath and beyond --
Part 2: Why It Matters --
8: What are they? --
9: Who are we? --
10: Why does it matter? --
Part 3: Making The Connection --
11: Why connect? --
12: How to connect --
13: Why can't we connect? --
Part 4: How to survive --
14: You are the system --
15: Making the change --
16: Being ourselves --
Afterword --
References and notes --
Index.
Responsabilità: Keith Farnish.

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Describes what our actions are doing to the very things on Earth that we depend on for survival, at scales that we rarely contemplate. It arms us with the tools to free us from the culture that has  Per saperne di più…

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Keith Farnish has it right: time has practically run out, and the 'system' is the problem. Governments are under the thumb of fossil fuel special interests -- they will not look after our and the Per saperne di più…

 
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5.0 out of 5 stars "Time's Up", 13 Mar 2009
By     C. Keay - See all my reviews
  
Considering the rather serious subject matter, this author has managed to produce a fresh, stimulating and highly accessible book. While we all seem to have finally got...
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