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Surviving the 21st century : humanity's ten great challenges and how we can overcome them

Author: Julian Cribb
Publisher: Switzerland : Springer, [2017]
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The book explores the central question facing humanity today: how can we best survive the ten great existential challenges that are now coming together to confront us? Besides describing these challenges from the latest scientific perspectives, it also outlines and integrates the solutions, both at global and individual level and concludes optimistically. This book brings together in one easy-to-read work the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Forecasts
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cribb, Julian.
Surviving the 21st century.
Switzerland : Springer, 2016, ©2017
(OCoLC)951761112
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Cribb
ISBN: 9783319412702 3319412701
OCLC Number: 959039407
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. The self-worshipper (homo suilaudans) --
2. The terminator (homo exterminans) --
3. The degrader (homo eversor) --
4. The butcher (homo carnifex) --
5. The baker (homo pistor) --
6. The poisoner (homo veneficus) --
7. The devourer (homo devorans) --
8. The urbanite (homo urbanus) --
9. The self-deceiver (homo delusus) --
10. The getter of wisdom (homo sapientior).
Other Titles: Surviving the twenty-first century
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