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The world we'll leave behind : grasping the sustainability challenge

Author: Bill Scott; Paul Vare
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Scott; Paul Vare
ISBN: 9781783537730 1783537736 9781783537747 1783537744
OCLC Number: 1007048747
Notes: "A Greenleaf Publishing Book"--cover.
Description: ix, 241 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Issues --
Global warming and climate change --
Inequality --
Species loss --
Human population --
Acidifying the oceans --
Electricity generation --
Genetic modification --
Clean water for all --
Gender disparity --
Natural resource depletion --
Migration --
Air pollution --
Elephants, rhinos and donkeys --
Environmental justice --
Economic growth --
Water pollution --
Eating meat --
Weather and climate --
Ozone and CFCS --
Biocentrism --
Concepts --
The anthropocene --
Nature --
Gaia --
Biodiversity --
Conservation --
Charismatic megafauna --
The greenhouse effect --
Valuing the environment --
Sustainable development --
Development --
The four capitals --
Harmony --
Systems and systems thinking --
Frames and framing --
Resilience --
Complexity --
Globalisation --
Neoliberalism --
Strategies --
Reducing global inequalities --
The copenhagen consensus --
Feeding 10 billion --
Living within limits --
Energy policy --
Carbon capture and storage --
Ecological footprints and handprints --
The circular economy --
The earth charter --
Brexit and environmental law --
Protected areas --
Recycling --
Transition towns --
Rewilding --
Biomimicry --
(Environmental) education --
The Montreal Protocol --
Index.
Responsibility: William Scott and Paul Vare.

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"What a wonderfully readable cornucopia of information and ideas - an inspiring and practical source for confidently talking about and acting on behalf of a sustainable future!"-Sara Parkin, The Read more...

 
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