By Jim Norwine

during this e-book, a world group of environmental and social scientists clarify strong present change-engines and the way their results, and our responses to them, will rework Earth and humankind into the 22nd-century (c.2100).
This booklet starts off by means of detailing the present kingdom of data approximately those ongoing, accelerating and in all likelihood world-transforming alterations: weather swap, within the kind of international warming, and a profound rising shift of normative cultural situation towards the assumptions and values usually linked to so-called postmodernity, comparable to tolerance, variety, self-referentiality, and dubiety changed with walk in the park. subsequent, the members think, clarify and debate the main most likely consequent alterations of human and common ecologies and economies that might happen via the top of the 21st-century.
In sixteen compellingly unique, provocative and readable chapters, a global after weather swap and Culture-Shift offers a specific imaginative and prescient of our present age as a “hinge” or axial century, one pushed through the main radical mixed swap of nature and tradition because the upward push of agriculture on the finish of the final Ice Age a few 10 millennia in the past. This publication is very advised to students and scholars of the environmental and social sciences, in addition to to all readers drawn to how alterations in nature and tradition will interact to reshape our international and ourselves.
"I can't consider a e-book extra geared to advancing the artwork and technological know-how of geography." - Yi-Fu Tuan, J. ok. Wright and Vilas Professor Emeritus of Geography, college of Wisconsin-Madison
"Outstanding," "unique," and "exceptional timeliness of subject and ambition ofvision". - Richard Marston, college special Professor, Kansas country collage; previous president, organization of yankee Geographers

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