By Jim Norwine

during this publication, a global crew of environmental and social scientists clarify robust present change-engines and the way their results, and our responses to them, will remodel Earth and humankind into the 22nd-century (c.2100).
This booklet starts by means of detailing the present country of data approximately those ongoing, accelerating and very likely world-transforming alterations: weather switch, within the kind of worldwide warming, and a profound rising shift of normative cultural towards the assumptions and values frequently linked to so-called postmodernity, resembling tolerance, range, self-referentiality, and dubiety changed with walk in the park. subsequent, the members think, clarify and debate the main most probably consequent ameliorations of human and ordinary ecologies and economies that may ensue by means of the tip of the 21st-century.
In sixteen compellingly unique, provocative and readable chapters, a global after weather switch and Culture-Shift provides a special imaginative and prescient of our present age as a “hinge” or axial century, one pushed through the main radical mixed switch of nature and tradition because the upward thrust of agriculture on the finish of the final Ice Age a few 10 millennia in the past. This ebook is extremely instructed to students and scholars of the environmental and social sciences, in addition to to all readers attracted to how adjustments in nature and tradition will interact to reshape our global and ourselves.
"I can't examine a booklet extra geared to advancing the artwork and technological know-how of geography." - Yi-Fu Tuan, J. ok. Wright and Vilas Professor Emeritus of Geography, collage of Wisconsin-Madison
"Outstanding," "unique," and "exceptional timeliness of subject and ambition ofvision". - Richard Marston, college individual Professor, Kansas nation collage; prior president, organization of yank Geographers

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