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Plan B 3.0 : mobilizing to save civilization

Author: Lester R Brown
Publisher: London : W.W. Norton ; London, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The world faces many environmental trends of disruption and decline. The scale and complexity of issues facing our fast-forward world have no precedent. This book warns that the only effective response is a Second World War-type mobilisation like that in the United States after the attack on Pearl Harbor."--Publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lester R Brown
ISBN: 9780393330878 0393330877
OCLC Number: 847251357
Description: xiv, 398 pages
Contents: Entering a new world --
Deteriorating oil and food security --
Rising temperatures and rising seas --
Emerging water shortages --
Natural systems under stress --
Early signs of decline --
Eradicating poverty, stabilizing population --
Restoring the Earth --
Feeding eight billion well --
Designing cities for people --
Raising energy efficiency --
Turning to renewable energy --
The great mobilization.
Responsibility: Lester R. Brown.

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"The world faces many environmental trends of disruption and decline. The scale and complexity of issues facing our fast-forward world have no precedent. This book warns that the only effective response is a Second World War-type mobilisation like that in the United States after the attack on Pearl Harbor."--Publisher.

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