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Addressing tipping points for a precarious future

Author: Timothy O'Riordan; Timothy Lenton
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
Series: British Academy original paperback
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Tipping points are thresholds of profound changes in natural or social conditions with considerable (largely unforecastable) consequences. This book explores the scientific, economic, social, and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy O'Riordan; Timothy Lenton
ISBN: 9780197265536 0197265537
OCLC Number: 858244141
Description: xxiv, 347 s
Contents: 1. Tipping points and critical thresholds: metaphors and systemic change ; 2. Earth system tipping points ; 3. The culture dimensions: editorial introductio ; 4. Food security, biodiversity and degradation: editorial introduction ; 5. The Spiritual Dimensions: editorial introduction ; 6. Politics, the markets an business: editorial introduction ; 7. Communicating tipping points and resilience: editorial introduction ; 8. A precarious future
Series Title: British Academy original paperback
Responsibility: edited by Timothy O'Riordan and Timothy Lenton


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