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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
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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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